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dc.contributor.advisorApperley, Mark
dc.contributor.authorPham, Bob
dc.date.accessioned2012-07-15T23:25:30Z
dc.date.available2012-07-15T23:25:30Z
dc.date.issued2012
dc.identifier.citationPham, B. (2012). Visualize online collocation dictionary with force-directed graph (Thesis, Master of Science (MSc)). University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand. Retrieved from https://hdl.handle.net/10289/6495en
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/10289/6495
dc.description.abstractFor second-language learners, collocational knowledge is very important. Knowing collocational phrases allows learners to speak and write in their targeted language naturally and reduce dramatically side effect of their first language. In order for learners to learn collocations easily, a lot of learning methods have been introduced. Particularly, learning from online-collocational corpus has become popular due to its accessibility and massive database. Although, its current presentation of information is still simple, it can be improved by using optimized representations in order to help users learning. In this thesis, we represent a suitable way to visualize online collocational dictionary by using graph representation in order to facilitate users’ learning and provide flexible exploration. Animation is also used to increase level of engagement for users. We use force-directed model for the layout, but we develop our own graph component and combine some current algorithms in order to create a proper algorithm for our purposes. The implementation is tested by a small group of participants and the results are promising.
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dc.language.isoen
dc.publisherUniversity of Waikato
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dc.subjectVisualization
dc.subjectForce-directed graph
dc.titleVisualize online collocation dictionary with force-directed graphen
dc.typeThesis
thesis.degree.grantorUniversity of Waikato
thesis.degree.levelMasters
thesis.degree.nameMaster of Science (MSc)
dc.date.updated2012-05-15T01:09:57Z
pubs.place-of-publicationHamilton, New Zealanden_NZ


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