Docuburst DocuBurst is the first visualization of document content which takes advantage of the human-created structure in lexical databases.


Docear is a unique solution to academic literature management, i.e. it helps you organizing, creating, and discovering academic literature.


Understand what’s going on in your Cloud documents by bringing all of your platforms into a simple visual space, to uncover the insights you need to be more productive.  

Paper Machines

Paper Machines is a plugin for the Zotero bibliographic management software that makes cutting-edge topic-modeling analysis in Computer Science accessible to humanities researchers without requiring extensive computational resources or technical knowledge. It synthesizes several approaches to visualization within a highly accessible user interface.      

Google – Ngram Viewer

When you enter phrases into the Google Books Ngram Viewer, it displays a graph showing how those phrases have occurred in a corpus of books (e.g., “British English”, “English Fiction”, “French”) over the selected years

INKE – Glass Cast

The Glass Cast is a 3D interface in development intended for the visualization of knowledge networks that takes into consideration parameters such as authorship, time, subject discipline and connections between documents in a corpus. The working metaphor is the sort of cast sculpture whereby the object of representation appears as a negative space within a … Read more

HyperStudio – Chronos Timeline

HyperStudio’s Chronos Timeline is designed specifically for needs in the humanities and social sciences to represent time-based data. Chronos allows scholars and students to dynamically present historical data in a flexible online environment. Switching easily between vertical and horizontal orientations, researchers can quickly scan large number of events, highlight and filter events based on subject … Read more

Aaron Swartz – Image Atlas

Image Atlas investigates cultural differences and similarities by indexing top image results for given search terms across local engines throughout the world.

Jonathan Harris – Universe

Universe portrays all information as being interconnected. Any word, quote, person, photo, topic or story can become the “center of the universe”, causing all other items to rearrange themselves in relation to the selected item. This treatment of information is reminiscent of the way we, as humans, experience reality — each of us from our own … Read more

Visual Thesaurus