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The Craft of Information Visualization by Ben Shneiderman, Benjamin B. Bederson

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Visualizing websites using a hierarchical table of contents browser: WebTOC

David A. Nation*,     Department of Defense. E-mail address: dnation@acm.org

Catherine Plaisant, Gary Marchionini and Anita Komlodi,     Human-Computer Interaction Laboratory, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, http://www.cs.umd.edu/hcil/webtoc/

Abstract

A method is described for visualizing the contents of a Web site with a hierarchical table of contents using a Java program and applet called WebTOC. The automatically generated expand/contract table of contents provides graphical information indicating the number of elements in branches of the hierarchy as well as individual and cumulative sizes. Color can be used to represent another attribute such ...

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