Integrating query thesaurus, and documents through a common visual representation

Richard H. Fowler, Wendy A. L. Fowler, Bradley A. Wilson
1991 Proceedings of the 14th annual international ACM SIGIR conference on Research and development in information retrieval - SIGIR '91  
Document retrieval is a highly interactive process dealing with large amounts of information. Visual representations em both provide a means for managing the complexity of large information structures and support an interface style well suited to interactive manipulation. The system we have designed utilizes visually displayed graphic structures and a direct manipulation interface style to supply an integrated environment for retrieval. A common visually displayed network structure is used for
more » ... uery, document conteng and term relations. A query can be modified through direct manipulation of its visual form by incorporating terms from any other information
doi:10.1145/122860.122874 dblp:conf/sigir/FowlerFW91 fatcat:pgegdstffjhgxopehuvjm7txhu