[foaf-dev] Visualizing/Persenting various RDF data graphically

Melvin Carvalho melvincarvalho at gmail.com
Sun Aug 21 21:00:52 CEST 2011

On 21 August 2011 20:47, Bruce Whealton <bruce at whealton.info> wrote:
> Hello,
>     I noticed that the BIO (Biographic information) and REL (Relationships)
> vocabularies are extended from FOAF and refer to this list for discussion.
> I was creating files in rdf format that contain genealogy information. I
> will have it in one large file and also in individual files for each
> individual.  I found IsaViz which is a Java Program for visualizing or
> graphing relationships in a directed graph.  there are two problems.  One is
> that it is a desktop application so it is unclear how easy it would be to
> turn this into a web applet.  Secondly, while it does display any type of
> RDF data and does not need to know the terms that will be used, in advance,
> and it can still create a graph, the graph is not exactly what one might
> want in a Genealogy program.  Maybe that can be tweaked so that the average
> user can see the “family tree” and understand the relationships.
>         Can anyone recommend other approaches?  Having a family tree
> described in RDF and wanting to display it as a ancestry, or decendent or
> pedigree chart using some existing visualization tools.  And being able to
> present it on the web too?

How about this?


> Thanks,
> Bruce
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