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New Technology of Library and Information Service  2012, Vol. Issue (12): 45-51    DOI: 10.11925/infotech.1003-3513.2012.12.09
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The Analysis on Functional Mechanism of TheBrain
Kou Jihong1, Dai Yishu2, Liu Fang2, Wu Jun2, Xu Chenghuan2, Cao Qian2
1. Center for the Studies of Information Resources, Wuhan University, Wuhan 430072, China;
2. School of Information Management, Wuhan University, Wuhan 430072, China
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Abstract  TheBrain is a kind of mind mapping software which is able to organize thought and knowledge information dynamically and represents the information visually. This paper analyzes some functional mechanism of TheBrain on the basis of expounding its construction principle, works structure, features and knowledge model, such as the organization and retrieval of knowledge and information,importing and exporting of mind mappings, Web publishing and sharing, creating cooperation etc. It also analyzes its applications in project management and constructs a mapping works based on TheBrain’s blog articles in order to provide a reference to achieve innovation for the researchers.
Key wordsDynamic mind mapping software      Knowledge and information organization      TheBrain      Visualization     
Received: 29 September 2012      Published: 12 March 2013
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Kou Jihong, Dai Yishu, Liu Fang, Wu Jun, Xu Chenghuan, Cao Qian. The Analysis on Functional Mechanism of TheBrain. New Technology of Library and Information Service, 2012, (12): 45-51.

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