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Using DDC to create a visual knowledge map as an aid to online information retrieval

Chowdhury, S. and Chowdhury, G. (2004) Using DDC to create a visual knowledge map as an aid to online information retrieval. In: 8th International ISKO Conference: Knowledge organization and the Global Information Society, 2004-07-13 - 2004-07-16.

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Abstract

Selection of search terms in an online search environment can be facilitated by the visual display of a knowledge map showing the various concepts and their links. This paper reports on a preliminary research aimed at designing a prototype knowledge map using DDC and its visual display. The prototype knowledge map created using the Protæ#169;gæ#169; and TGViz freeware has been demonstrated, and further areas of research in this field are discussed.