From a Contextual Graph to a Tree Representation

  • Kimberly GarcíaEmail author
  • Patrick Brézillon
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10257)


Through successfully applying the Contextual-Graph formalism in many fields (e.g. medicine, transport, and military), the need for an alternative visualization was recurrently encountered. Decision makers require: (1) a visual representation that clusters all the contextual information needed to develop a practice, and (2) a representation that allows them to easily identify each practice output. Either if this output corresponds to a real object (e.g. a medical image), or an object of the reasoning (e.g. a strategy for highway driving). This paper presents the response to decision-makers needs: the Practice Tree view, which is the result of transforming a contextual graph into a tree that complies the described requirements.


Context modeling Contextual-Graphs formalism Tree representation Contextual information Task modeling 



We thank the CONACyT (Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnología) for funding Kimberly García’s post-doctoral fellowship at LIP6, UPMC. Proposal number: 238920.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University Pierre and Marie Curie (UPMC)ParisFrance

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