The RelFinder User Interface: Interactive Exploration of Relationships between Objects of Interest

Lohmann, S., Heim, P., Stegemann, T., and Ziegler, J. (2010). Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces (IUI 2010). New York, NY: ACM.

Abstract

Being aware of the relationships that exist between objects of interest is crucial in many situations. The RelFinder user interface helps to get an overview: Even large amounts of relationships can be visualized, filtered, and analyzed by the user. Common concepts of knowledge representation are exploited in order to support interactive exploration both on the level of global filters and single relationships. The RelFinder is easy-to-use and works on every RDF knowledge base that provides standardized SPARQL access.

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