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11th International Conference Information Visualization (IV '07)
Web Based Visual Exploration of Patent Information
Zurich, Switzerland
July 04-July 06
ISBN: 0-7695-2900-3
Mark Giereth, Universitat Stuttgart
Steffen Koch, Universitat Stuttgart
Martin Rotard, Universitat Stuttgart
Thomas Ertl, Universitat Stuttgart
Patents are an invaluable source of scientific and technological information. Due to the strongly increasing number of patent applications and the broadening of the objectives of patent analysis, there is a great demand for ubiquitous access to patent information and for flexible visualizations meeting the requirements of different groups of users. In this paper we propose new visualization techniques for patent information and approaches for interactively exploring this information in web based environments. We show how these visualizations can be integrated into existing web portals by using a new paradigm that we call Semantic Lens.
Citation:
Mark Giereth, Steffen Koch, Martin Rotard, Thomas Ertl, "Web Based Visual Exploration of Patent Information," iv, pp.150-155, 11th International Conference Information Visualization (IV '07), 2007
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