Diagram Drawer & Browser for visual information processing on the WWW
Diagram techniques are widely used in visual information processing, hyperlink mechanism used successful in HTML can flexibly link related information, and Java applets can dynamically put diagram into Web pages that makes Web applications with more lively visual display. By combining these three techniques, we have designed the Diagram Markup Language (DML) for describing the structure of diagrams, and implemented a tool, called Diagram Drawer&Browser (DD&B), for supporting visual information processing on the WWW. This paper presents the implementation of DD&B, introduces the DML, and gives an application example.
KeywordsDiagram techniques Applet Visual information processing WWW application
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