Seriously Mapping Arguments

July 23rd, 2010

Following up on our post about debates, Argunet is another tool for visualizing the structure of complex arguments and debates as a graphical network. The key value of Argunet is the restrictions it uses to try and produce clearly defined “argument maps”. Argument maps may look like mind maps, but according to the Argunet FAQ, [...]

A Vue of Information

July 6th, 2010

The Visual Understanding Environment (VUE) is an Open Source visualization system for Windows, Mac, and Linux. It’s a concept and content mapping application specifically designed for educational settings. The team at Tuft University, who developed VUE with funding from the Mellon Foundation, call their visualizations “content maps” because nodes can be linked to various kinds [...]