Visual and Clustering Search Engines
Date/Time: July 23, 2008
Title:Visual and Clustering Search Engines
- Visual & Clustering Search Engines as tools for concept generation, mind mapping, outlining & more PF Anderson, Emerging Technologies Librarian, Health Sciences, firstname.lastname@example.org © 2008 Regents of the University of Michigan. All rights reserved.
- Visual & Clustering Search • Clustering search • Term and concept based • Useful for term and concept generation exercises • Useful to expand set of terms in MEDLINE and Web searches • Visual • Organizes results visually or graphically • Sometimes includes image search
- Why? • New topic: term and concept discovery • Concept or topic tracking: graphic representations to capture change over time • Visualization generation to create images describing concept or term • Can use in presentation slides
- Selected Search Engines