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Based on knowledge technologies Know-Center develops intelligent apps, applications and systems that can be easily integrated in IT infrastructures or products.


EEXCESS - Enhancing Europe’s eXchange in Cultural Educational and Scientific Resource

EU project 2013

EEXCESS’ vision is to unfold the treasure of cultural, scientific and educational long-tail content for the benefit of all users and to improve the interconnectedness between these three domains. For unfolding this treasure, EEXCESS focuses on the simple principle of bringing the content to the user, instead of brining the…

Visual Analysis of Project Portfolios

COMET project 2012

The project partner Onepoint provides its customers with a web-based tool for project management. The goal of this project is to design and implement a web-based visualisation component for comparative analysis of project information. The information about a project is available in detailed and aggregated forms containing, for example, planed…

Know-Center Web site visualisation

national project 2012

In this project we wanted to renew some parts of our website. This mainly included the automatic generation of pages out of our data gathering. This included the areas “Downloads”, “Partner”, “Projects”, “Publications”, “Lectures”, “Dissertations” and “Memberships”. For all categories, we created a main page for getting an overview of…

Visualisation of Semantic Graphs

COMET project 2012

The project partner m2n operates with large semantic graphs (Ontologies) and therefor needs an intuitive, scalable Web-based visualization component supporting interactive navigation and exploration of such graphs. Within the project a detailed user requirement survey is performed together with m2n. Based on the user requirements a flexible Web-based Software architecture…

User Context Detection and Attention Metadata Extraction

COMET project 2009

The term “user context” is used to describe a user’s computational environment (e.g. current task, recently opened documents, work environment). User contexts are formally described with ‘user context models’ and stored in ‘user profiles’. User context may be utilized in context based retrieval, context-aware applications or location-based services. Results from…

Service Oriented Architectures for Navigation and Search in heterogeneous Repositories

COMET project 2009

The goal of this project is the development of visual tools and maintainance of the KD-Service webservice. Based on the existing KD-Service framework a client application has been developed which allows a user to interact with a series of visualisations of textual documents. To achieve this, the existing Knowledge Discovery…

APA Labs

Kplus project 2007

The Austria Presse Agentur (APA) provides a range of services in the area of news media. For example, the generic APA PowerSearch technology provides customers with manifold search facilities, and APA also offers individual information services like press reviews, media feedback and news diffusion analysis. Although each of these media…

Lexical News Mash-up

Kplus project 2007

The emergence of Web 2.0 and according applications, as for example Google News, has emphasized the trend to combine services in so-called mash-ups. Applications based on mash-ups make data and services originating from multiple providers available to users through a single point of access. The quality of the particular services…

Brockhaus Planetarium 07

Kplus project 2007

In 2006 a software component enabling visualisation of astronomical information was developed and integrated into the product ”Brockhaus Multimedial”. This component provides many functions for interactive navigation and exploration of diverse celestial objects. The goal of the project is to extend the existing functionality with with several new features while…

MyEDB 2007

Kplus project 2007

Searching within large data sets commonly leads to large result sets because of the large amount of matching documents. This is often exaggerated by fuzzy or imprecise queries and usually lead to a lower user acceptance level. By adding metadata to the scope of the information retrieval process the quality…

Graph Mining and visual analysis of graphs

Kplus project 2007

Relations between information objects represent a valuable source of knowledge and information. Special algorithms taking these relations into account, are necessary to exploit this new knowledge. The application areas are diverse, ranging from ranking of retrieval results to social network analysis, to name a few. The described project is a…

LexiScout 2007

Kplus project 2007

LexiScout is an extension for Internet Explorer and Firefox that was developed in 2006. With LexiScout it is possible to search in selected Brockhaus data sources both - online (e.g. xipolis.net and Brockhaus online) and locally on the user's computer (e.g. Brockhaus Enzyklopädie, Brockhaus Multimedial, Office Bibliothek). LexiScout leverages the…

APOSDLE – A new way to work, learn and collaborate

EU project 2006

Lifelong Learning has become an essential ingredient for success within our knowledge society. The EU project APOSDLE develops a software platform and tools to support you to learn @ work: Learn within the context of your immediate work and within your current work environment. The new Advanced Process- Oriented Self-…


Kplus project 2006

Austria is developing into a knowledge-based economy. As a result, the need for innovation and effectively dealing with knowledge is paramount for Austrian businesses. Apart from their knowledge and competencies, employees increasingly need to bring creativity to their workplaces, and be ready to deal with continuous change. Innovation activities pose…

User Context and Associative Network

Kplus project 2006

For the integration of learning and working two aspects are of special importance: reliable modelling, identification and maintenance of the user’s context and the highly-associative finding of information, being relevant in a special user context. In the area of highly-associative finding of information two topics are of special importance "associative…


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