Difference between revisions of "Spidergrams"

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Their characteristic is that text on the nodes is horizontal and entries are typically long phrases.
 
Their characteristic is that text on the nodes is horizontal and entries are typically long phrases.
  
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"Spider diagram" has another, disputed meaning in mathematics - see the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spider_diagram| Wikipedia entry].  The term "spidergram" also has an alternative meaning in [http://instruct.uwo.ca/earth-sci/300b-001/spider.htm| geology].
 
"Spider diagram" has another, disputed meaning in mathematics - see the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spider_diagram| Wikipedia entry].  The term "spidergram" also has an alternative meaning in [http://instruct.uwo.ca/earth-sci/300b-001/spider.htm| geology].

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The outline of a spider map

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Spidergrams, spidergraphs, spider diagrams and spider maps are all terms used to describe a mindmap-like hierarchical diagram.

Their characteristic is that text on the nodes is horizontal and entries are typically long phrases.

Other uses of these terms[edit]

“Spider diagram” has another, disputed meaning in mathematics – see the Wikipedia entry. The term “spidergram” also has an alternative meaning in geology.