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Context-Preserving, Dynamic Word Cloud Visualization
November/December 2010 (vol. 30 no. 6)
pp. 42-53
Weiwei Cui, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong
Yingcai Wu, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong
Shixia Liu, IBM China Research Lab, Beijing
Furu Wei, IBM China Research Lab, Beijing
Michelle Zhou, IBM China Research Lab, Beijing
Huamin Qu, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong
The proposed method uses context-preserving, dynamic word clouds to illustrate content evolution. It generates a sequence of word clouds in which related words are grouped together. This sequence is then coupled with a trend chart that summarizes content changes so that users can better explore large collections of documents.

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Index Terms:
text visualization, word clouds, visual summarization, visual analysis, computer graphics, graphics and multimedia
Citation:
Weiwei Cui, Yingcai Wu, Shixia Liu, Furu Wei, Michelle Zhou, Huamin Qu, "Context-Preserving, Dynamic Word Cloud Visualization," IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, vol. 30, no. 6, pp. 42-53, Nov.-Dec. 2010, doi:10.1109/MCG.2010.102
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