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Novel visualisation techniques for working with multiple, overlapping classification hierarchies

Graham, Martin, Watson, Mark F and Kennedy, Jessie (2002) Novel visualisation techniques for working with multiple, overlapping classification hierarchies. Taxon, 51 (2). pp. 351-358. ISSN 0040-0262

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    Abstract/Description

    A Java-based program is presented that provides a visualisation tool for display of and comparison between classification hierarchies. Taxa, or groups of taxa, can be tracked across multiple, overlapping classifications. Recognition of congruence and dissimilarity between classifications can be visually assessed through pattern matching. Software development, testing and operation of the tool are discussed, together with potential applications. Further information (including software) is available via the Prometheus website [www.prometheusdb.org].

    Item Type: Article
    Print ISSN: 0040-0262
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Bioinformatics; Visualisation; Java application; Hierarchical classification; Taxonomy;
    University Divisions/Research Centres: Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Creative Industries > School of Computing
    Dewey Decimal Subjects: 000 Computer science, information & general works > 000 Computer science, knowledge & systems > 005 Computer programming, programs & data
    500 Science > 570 Life sciences; biology
    Library of Congress Subjects: Q Science > QH Natural history
    Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA76 Computer software
    Item ID: 3005
    Depositing User: Computing Research
    Date Deposited: 29 Oct 2009 12:47
    Last Modified: 17 Jun 2013 16:56
    URI: http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/3005

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