Currently, visualization is being used to aid understanding of text-based information searches by members of both the information retrieval (IR) and the human-computer interaction (HCI) communities. The dominant visualization model, its origins and issues raised by its use, are explored in this paper. An alternate model based on a systematic classification… (More)
WordView is a tool that shows how words are used in naturally occurring phrases to support the intelligent parsing of such phrases. It embodies an easy to understand graphic summary and a user-controllable inspection facility.