Kojaph: Visual Definition and Exploration of Patterns in Graph Databases

Didimo, Walter and Giacchè, Francesco and Montecchiani, Fabrizio (2015) Kojaph: Visual Definition and Exploration of Patterns in Graph Databases. In: Graph Drawing and Network Visualization: 23rd International Symposium, GD 2015, September 24-26, 2015, Los Angeles, CA, USA , pp. 272-278 (Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-27261-0_23).

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Abstract

We present Kojaph, a new system for the visual definition and exploration of patterns in graph databases. It offers an expressive visual language integrated in a simple user interface, to define complex patterns as a combination of topological properties and node/edge attribute properties. Users can also interact with the query results and visually explore the graph incrementally, starting from such results. From the application perspective, Kojaph has been designed to run on top of every desired graph database management system (GDBMS). As a proof of concept, we integrated it with Neo4J, the most popular GDBMS.

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