Magnet Mail: A Visualization System for Emails

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Magnet Mail (MM) is a visualization system for emails based on a zoomable interface and on manipulation of objects. Users are able to search, analyze and understand relations among email messages as long as they provide searching keywords to do so, as well as interact with graphical objects in the display in a pro-active manner. The underlying concept is a magnet metaphor that relates user interaction, searching keywords and relations among emails. In this paper, the authors present a prototype that interacts with a mass-market email system and most of its graphical implementation relies on the Piccolo toolkit.
Original languageUnknown
Pages (from-to)29-39
JournalInternational Journal of Creative Interfaces and Computer Graphics (IJCICG)
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2010

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