Visual & Clustering  Search Engines as tools for concept generation, mind mapping, outlining & more PF Anderson, Emerging ...
Search Engines <ul><li>Ask  </li></ul><ul><li>Clusty  </li></ul><ul><li>Don Busca </li></ul><ul><li>Exalead </li></ul><ul>...
IncyWincy <ul><li>Bioethics  </li></ul>
KillerInfo <ul><li>Bioethics - concepts </li></ul>
Don Busca <ul><li>bioethics </li></ul>
Clusty <ul><li>Bioethics - concepts </li></ul>
Exalead <ul><li>Bioethics - terms, types, media, filetypes </li></ul>
Vivisimo <ul><li>Bioethics  </li></ul>
iBoogie <ul><li>Bioethics - concepts </li></ul>
iBoogie <ul><li>Bioethics - images </li></ul>
Gigablast <ul><li>Bioethics - concepts </li></ul>
Gigablast <ul><li>Bioethics - images </li></ul>
Gigablast <ul><li>Bioethics - videos </li></ul>
Ask.com <ul><li>Bioethics - concepts, images, and more </li></ul>
Grokker <ul><li>bioethics </li></ul>
KoolTorch <ul><li>Bioethics - 1 </li></ul>
KoolTorch <ul><li>Bioethics - 2, navigation </li></ul>
RedZee <ul><li>Bioethics  - prioritization </li></ul>
Mooter <ul><li>bioethics </li></ul>
Quintura <ul><li>Bioethics  </li></ul>
MedStory <ul><li>Bioethics  </li></ul>
Ujiko <ul><li>bioethics </li></ul>
ManagedQ <ul><li>Bioethics - person, place, thing, thumbnails </li></ul>
Kartoo <ul><li>Bioethics  </li></ul>
Touchgraph <ul><li>Searches & displays visualizations of results for: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Web  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><l...
Touchgraph  <ul><li>Web search for bioethics </li></ul>
Touchgraph <ul><li>Web search for bioethics - enlarged </li></ul>
Touchgraph <ul><li>Amazon browser </li></ul>
Touchgraph <ul><li>Amazon book search for bioethics </li></ul>
Touchgraph <ul><li>Amazon book search for bioethics </li></ul><ul><li>Recentered by clicking on plus sign for a specific b...
Touchgraph <ul><li>Amazon book search - Lisa See </li></ul>
Touchgraph <ul><li>Amazon movie search - Miyazaki </li></ul>
Touchgraph <ul><li>Amazon music search - Jonatha Brookes </li></ul>
Touchgraph <ul><li>Amazon music search - Tom Waits </li></ul>
What else? <ul><li>Possible applications </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Concept clarification for ESL students </li></ul></ul><ul><...
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Creative and educational applications of visual and clustering search engines. This was an add-on to the second time I taught the \"Online Visualization & Organization Tools\" class.

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Visual & Clustering Search Engines as tools for concept generation, mind mapping, outlining & more

  1. 1. Visual & Clustering Search Engines as tools for concept generation, mind mapping, outlining & more PF Anderson, Emerging Technologies Librarian, Health Sciences, pfa@umich.edu
  2. 2. Search Engines <ul><li>Ask </li></ul><ul><li>Clusty </li></ul><ul><li>Don Busca </li></ul><ul><li>Exalead </li></ul><ul><li>Gigablast </li></ul><ul><li>Grokker </li></ul><ul><li>iBoogie </li></ul><ul><li>IncyWincy </li></ul><ul><li>Kartoo </li></ul><ul><li>KillerInfo </li></ul><ul><li>KoolTorch </li></ul><ul><li>ManagedQ </li></ul><ul><li>MedStory </li></ul><ul><li>Mooter </li></ul><ul><li>Quintura </li></ul><ul><li>RedZee </li></ul><ul><li>TouchGraph </li></ul><ul><li>Ujiko </li></ul><ul><li>Vivisimo </li></ul>
  3. 3. IncyWincy <ul><li>Bioethics </li></ul>
  4. 4. KillerInfo <ul><li>Bioethics - concepts </li></ul>
  5. 5. Don Busca <ul><li>bioethics </li></ul>
  6. 6. Clusty <ul><li>Bioethics - concepts </li></ul>
  7. 7. Exalead <ul><li>Bioethics - terms, types, media, filetypes </li></ul>
  8. 8. Vivisimo <ul><li>Bioethics </li></ul>
  9. 9. iBoogie <ul><li>Bioethics - concepts </li></ul>
  10. 10. iBoogie <ul><li>Bioethics - images </li></ul>
  11. 11. Gigablast <ul><li>Bioethics - concepts </li></ul>
  12. 12. Gigablast <ul><li>Bioethics - images </li></ul>
  13. 13. Gigablast <ul><li>Bioethics - videos </li></ul>
  14. 14. Ask.com <ul><li>Bioethics - concepts, images, and more </li></ul>
  15. 15. Grokker <ul><li>bioethics </li></ul>
  16. 16. KoolTorch <ul><li>Bioethics - 1 </li></ul>
  17. 17. KoolTorch <ul><li>Bioethics - 2, navigation </li></ul>
  18. 18. RedZee <ul><li>Bioethics - prioritization </li></ul>
  19. 19. Mooter <ul><li>bioethics </li></ul>
  20. 20. Quintura <ul><li>Bioethics </li></ul>
  21. 21. MedStory <ul><li>Bioethics </li></ul>
  22. 22. Ujiko <ul><li>bioethics </li></ul>
  23. 23. ManagedQ <ul><li>Bioethics - person, place, thing, thumbnails </li></ul>
  24. 24. Kartoo <ul><li>Bioethics </li></ul>
  25. 25. Touchgraph <ul><li>Searches & displays visualizations of results for: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Web </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Amazon books </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Amazon music </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Amazon DVDs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Facebook </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Use as visualization tool, graphic concept generator, discovery of like authors / performers and more </li></ul>
  26. 26. Touchgraph <ul><li>Web search for bioethics </li></ul>
  27. 27. Touchgraph <ul><li>Web search for bioethics - enlarged </li></ul>
  28. 28. Touchgraph <ul><li>Amazon browser </li></ul>
  29. 29. Touchgraph <ul><li>Amazon book search for bioethics </li></ul>
  30. 30. Touchgraph <ul><li>Amazon book search for bioethics </li></ul><ul><li>Recentered by clicking on plus sign for a specific book of interest </li></ul><ul><li>Enlarged </li></ul>
  31. 31. Touchgraph <ul><li>Amazon book search - Lisa See </li></ul>
  32. 32. Touchgraph <ul><li>Amazon movie search - Miyazaki </li></ul>
  33. 33. Touchgraph <ul><li>Amazon music search - Jonatha Brookes </li></ul>
  34. 34. Touchgraph <ul><li>Amazon music search - Tom Waits </li></ul>
  35. 35. What else? <ul><li>Possible applications </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Concept clarification for ESL students </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Breaking the “white page” block </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tools for “concrete thinkers” to work with abstract concepts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Assignment to compare concepts generated across tools </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Assignment to evaluate recommended concepts for 2-3 tools - do you agree with recommendations? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>What can you imagine doing with these tools? </li></ul>

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