Visualizing History: A Virtual Timeline for Teaching and Learning Historical Sciences

  • Elena Llamas-PomboEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 801)


This article discusses the features of traditional infographics used for representing data in the course of a chronological axis and the development of innovative learning in virtual environments for Historical Sciences. We are namely interested in implementing a prototype of an online learning platform that should represent chronology in a dynamic timeline. An adequate solution for the implementation of this proposal is a multi-agent system. This is because it distributes knowledge, employs problem-solving techniques and makes it easier to access databases, internet information and any other type of resources required by the system. The use of this technology in the prototype will allow it to evolve and adapt to changes, as well as interact with users smoothly and effortlessly.


Timeline Chronology Counter Historical Sciences Learning objects 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Departamento de Filología Francesa and IEMYRhdUniversity of SalamancaSalamancaSpain

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