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A New Design for Knowledge Visualization based on User's Understanding of Wiki data


Mohsen Khoshgoftar, Behrouz Minaei, Ahmad Faraahi


Vol. 10  No. 12  pp. 64-67


This paper represents a method for the knowledge visualization for the technical words in Newton’s Telecom Dictionary in order to make users understand the intended topic and improve the results of search for resources in wikis by Google search engine. The WordNet dictionary and the Encyclopedia Wikipedia are used as the sources of knowledge acquiring. The new design of visualization named CloudViz Knowledge, in which there is a hierarchy of knowledge tree for the intended word along with its various levels of meaning, is also introduced here. Understanding the meaning of words and gaining mastery of the related knowledge assist users to achieve a desired research with more related results in a short period of time.


Visualization, Wiki, Knowlage Discovery, Search Engine