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A poster published in the Eurographics Conference on Visualization (EuroVis). Barcelona, Catalonia June 2017.

Screenshot of Diggersdiaries interface

Screenshot Diggersdiaries interface

by Jaume Nualart and Mario PĂ©rez-Montoro (Department of Information Science and Media Studies. University of Barcelona)

This work introduces Diggersdiaries, an web interface to a historical textual document collection. Digital collections are rich in content, but traditional search-based and faceted-based interfaces cannot represent their richness efficiently - e.g. for time-poor and casual browsing. This project addresses this challenge using data analysis (topic models) transparently integrated into reading-centric interface as a two-level browsing menu of semantic topics. The interface offers multiple ex- ploration visualization tools. Its main contribution it is that the interface is fully reading-oriented. The tool is available at

Categories and Subject Descriptors (according to ACM CCS) :
H.3.1 [Information Systems]: Content Analysis and Indexing H.3.7Digital Libraries