Sensemaking across Text Documents : Human-Centered , Visual Exploration with Jigsaw

@inproceedings{Stasko2008SensemakingAT,
  title={Sensemaking across Text Documents : Human-Centered , Visual Exploration with Jigsaw},
  author={John Stasko and Carsten G{\"o}rg and Zhicheng Liu},
  year={2008}
}
In this article we describe our research on providing techniques and tools for a particular type of sensemaking — finding embedded narratives or plots across large collections of relatively brief text documents. Our approach is decidedly human-centered and we have created the Jigsaw system as an embodiment of these principles. Jigsaw provides multiple visualizations depicting the documents, the entities within them, and connections between the two. Analysts interactively explore the entities… CONTINUE READING