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OrientSpace Demonstration


Demo 1 >>>> Data Importation

OrientSpace support importation of disk documents, emails from email server and web bookmarks. The importation process is fully guided and pretty easy. (Since this version of OrientSpace is a demo version, the data import feature is disabled to avoid bugs)

Step 1: Import panel that allows user to import three categories of data.


Step 2: Select email account to import from. OrientSpace support POP3 protocol and is planning to support importation from Outlook later.


OrientSpace allows importing three kinds of web bookmarks: Internet Explorer, Firefox and delicious.com.



Demo 2 >>>> Heterogeneous Data Co-existence

After importing various types of personal data into OrientSpace, the system maintain a heterogeneous data co-exist environment. Below is a graph that displays a heterogeneous data environment, including various types of data and associations between them.


Demo 3 >>>> Flexible Schema

Step 1: One day you meet a new friend and got some information about him, and you decided to keep the information in OrientSpace.


Step 2: The current schema of Contact in OrientSpace contains 3 attributes, but you found that not enough since you also want to store a home address.(right click on "Instance of Contact" to create an instance)


Step 3: That problem is easy to solve in OrientSpace and all you have to do is to "New" (click on the "New" button) an attribute and store the new information.


Step 4: And the new attribute is added to the schema so that it can be used later.


Besides adding attributes, you can also modify name of each schema any time you want. But currently deletions of attributes are not supported.


Demo 4 >>>> Search by Content-based Associations

Step 1: You need to find a paper which you don't remember the title or exact content, all you remember is that it is somehow related to an attachment file of an email. Fortunately you can remember the name of that email.


Step 2: So you start your search by search for the email with the keyword "paper", and get the email in the results list as expected.


Step 3: From the email, you can browse all files that are related to it (right click on the result record and select"show graph in new window") and check the type of relationship (right click on edge to see). And you can also select types of relation to show and number of relation level to show (right click on anywhere of the graph and select "Select Associations").


Step 4: From related files, you saw the email's attachment, and then you can expand the graph from the attachment file to see files that are related to this attachment file (right click on the attachment file and select "Expand ¡­").


Finally, from the expanded graph, you found your desired file --- the PDF file shown on the graph.


Demo 5 >>>> CoreSpace

The CoreSpace view record and shows files that are most important to users in the recent period. Users could locate their desired files by clicking records on the CoreSpace view.


Demo 6 >>>> Manage Disordered Data with Automatically Organized Tasks

Step 1: By analyzing use log of user, OrientSpace automatically organizes user¡¯s tasks and display to user for services. The tasks are dynamically maintained for evolution.
Step 2: Users are free to manipulate and adjust tasks through interactive interface by right click on tasks. You can create, delete, modify and modify tasks freely. You can also show the task as graph as we introduced previously.
Step 3: By elaborating tasks in a graph, we can explore both files and tasks in the association graph. Currently we have constructed 4 types of task related associations.
WAMDM, Renmin University of China, All Rights Reserved. Last Updated: 2009/11/08
C-DBLP Zhongyuan Wang