Book Genre Visualization based on Genre Identification Algorithm

장르 판별 알고리즘을 이용한 책 장르 시각화

  • 김효영 (중앙대학교 첨단영상대학원) ;
  • 박진완 (중앙대학교 첨단영상대학원)
  • Received : 2012.02.21
  • Accepted : 2012.04.26
  • Published : 2012.05.28


Text visualization is one of sectors in data visualization. This study is on methods to visually represent text's contents, structure, and form aspects based on various analytic techniques about wide range of text data. In this study -as a text visualization study-, 1) a method to find out the characteristics of a book's genre using words in the text of the book was looked into, 2) elements of visualization of a book's genre based on verification through an experiment were drew, and 3) the ways to intuitionally and efficiently visualize this were explained. According to visualization suggested by this study, first, actual genre of a book can be understood based on words used in the book. Second, with which genre is closed to the book can be found out with one glance through images of visualization. Moreover, the characteristics of complicated genres included in a book can be understood. Furthermore, the level of closeness (similarity) of a genre -which is found to be a representative genre using the number of dots, curvature of a curve, and brightness in the image- can be assumed. Finally, the outcome of this study can be used for a variety of fields including book customizing service such as a book recommendation system that provides images of personal preference books or genres through application of books favored by individual customers.


Text Visualization;Data Visualization


Supported by : 한국연구재단


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