Visualisation of Massive Retrieved Newsfeeds in Interactive 3D

12/13/99


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Table of Contents

Visualisation of Massive Retrieved Newsfeeds in Interactive 3D

I. The Objective

II. An Information Visualisation Process

Geometric Modelling

Rendering

Architecture Design

III. 3D Engine Requirements

Open architecture: can be integrated with any other Java packages

Object Oriented: Visual entities represented by corresponding class

Interactivity: Java JDK 1.1.5 Event handling protocols supported and extended

MVC (Model-View-Controller) Paradigm

True 3D engine (c.f. PV-WAVE) (OpenGL, VRML)

Supports embedded 2D Charts as well as 2D GUI construction via Swing

Renders VRML 2.0 files

IV. DERA-Okapi and the AIR Project

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IV. TextScape Prototype

TextScape Sceenshot

VI. The State of the Art

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Author: Adrian Rossi Ph.D.,MBCS, C.Eng.