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Visual and interactive tools for a multiple cross-reading of a database source


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Interpreting the need to process complex data in contemporary research processes, the research group worked on developing a web-based tool that integrated the potential of the visual language of interactive infographics into the process of organizing documentary sources. After analysing the major tools currently used to search and catalogue data through online collaborative systems and the study of specific examples of data visualisation, the paper presents the project for an online platform that allows researchers to analyse and query data in order to create transversal readings and new narrations that make it possible to interpret the field of study in new and original ways. 


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Visual interactive tool; data visualization; database interface

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.2423/i22394303v8n2p121

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