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StepTree: A File System Visualizer
Blekinge Institute of Technology, Department of Software Engineering and Computer Science.
2002 (English)Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (One Year))Student thesisAlternative title
StepTree : Ett visualiseringsverktyg för filsystem (Swedish)
Abstract [en]

A 3D visualization tool for file system hierarchies is presented. The visualization technique used is based on the Tree-map / nested Venn diagram concept and is capable of visualizing metrics and attributes such as size, change and file type for thousands of nodes simultaneously. Size is visualized through node base area, change is visualized through the ghosting and hiding of unchanged nodes and file type is visualized through colors. Actions such as navigation and selection are performed exclusively in 3D. Finally a method for improving the visibility of nodes through the equalization of sibling nodes is proposed.

Abstract [sv]

Ett 3D visualiseringsverktyg för filsystem presenteras. Visualiseringstekniken är baserad på Tree-maps / Venn diagram och kan visualisera attribut såsom storlek, förändring och filtyp för tusentals noder samtidigt. Storlek visualiseras genom noders bas area, förändringar visualiseras genom ghosting (avfokusering) och hiding (gömning) av oförändrade noder och filtyp visualiseras med färger. Slutligen så föreslås en metod för att förbättra synligheten hos noder genom utjämning.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2002. , 29 p.
Keyword [en]
tree-maps, hierarchies, visualization, file systems
National Category
Computer Science
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URN: urn:nbn:se:bth-5905Local ID: oai:bth.se:arkivexB8771F74FC70AB5AC1256C210037FAA6OAI: oai:DiVA.org:bth-5905DiVA: diva2:833316
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Tel. 0457-26310 Alt. 044-246025 (annars e-mail)Available from: 2015-04-22 Created: 2002-08-26 Last updated: 2015-06-30Bibliographically approved

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