Wednesday, March 11, 2009

making simple things complicated

from the blog Taking Genealogy to the Common Person
So what are the key concepts that should be supported by a genealogy program? With the help of some co-workers, I put together a concept map about genealogical research. A concept map is a simple, but powerful, way to capture and communicate knowledge about a topic. The map identifies nouns (concepts) and shows how they are related through verbs. Here is a PDF of the concept map. The video below is a guided tour through the concept map. I’d really appreciate your insight and feedback on the concept map.

basically genealogy is about making lists

and new lists from lists, and lists of lists like UK Census Collection -


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