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IN-SPIRE™ Visual Document Analysis

FAQ: What is Galaxy visualization?

galaxy visualization

In the Galaxy visualization, individual documents are represented as gray dots. With this visualization, the goal is to give you a view of your dataset where closely related documents are generally located close to each other, and dissimilar documents are far apart. It is not a perfect representation of the document relationships due to the squeezing that occurs in reducing from high-dimensional space down to two-dimensional space, but:

  • It's pretty good
  • It's pretty fast
  • It gives you a good starting point and general overview to work with.

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