Ideally, a document is molded into a hierarchical structure during its creation and authoring phase. The IGD system described in section 9.3 is a typical representative of such a system.
It is much harder to impose a hierarchical structure on an existing document collection. Our own Cybermap system, described in Part II, computes a hierarchical structure for any information space.
KeywordsLeaf Node Authoring Phase Information Exploration Electronic Table Hierarchical Path
Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.