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  Est.Vic Gee/2006, curated by Roy Grubb since 2013 
  From:  Peter Baldwin & David Price   Product:  Debategraph    Added:  2009-05-11
Screenshot mind mapping software Debategraph     Screenshot mind mapping software Debategraph     Screenshot mind mapping software Debategraph    
What they say:  " Debategraph is:
(1) A wiki debate visualization tool that lets you:
•present the strongest case on any debate that matters to you;
•openly engage the opposing arguments;
•create and reshape debates, make new points, rate and filter the arguments;
•monitor the evolution of debates via RSS feeds; and,
•share and reuse the debates on and offline;
(2) A web-based, creative commons project to increase the transparency and rigor of public debate everywhere-by making the collective insight and intelligence of the global community freely available to all and filtering out the noise.
•Every debate map is provisional and open to iterative improvement by anyone who participates.
•Over time, the debate maps will mature into the definitive articulations of each debate.
•Every change you make-whether correcting a text, adding a new argument, or starting a new debate-contributes towards the fulfilment of this social promise.
•So be bold as a first time visitor-and safe in the knowledge that a full editing history provides a safety net.
(3) A global graph of all the debates that enables us to visualise and deepen our understanding of the ways in which different debates are semantically interrelated, and ways in which these interrelated debates shape, and are shaped by, each other."
Observations:  An on-line tool for visual thinking in public debate G+
OS: browser based
Price:  Free
Categories: argument maps, belief networks, debate maps, idea support
Visual representation of knowledge

Here are some links to articles on the visual representation of knowledge by Sigmar-Olaf Tergan, an academic leader in the field

An overview of concept mapping

This is a 1997 article by Eric Plotnick, from the ERIC Clearinghouse on Information and Technology Syracuse NY

Concept maps and web research

For me, web research and concept maps are a good pairing. As I research - I build a map. As I map - I realise new areas that need research.
This papers variously by Arguedas, Cañas, Carnot, Carvalho, Dunn, Eskridge, Gram, Leake, Maguitman, Muldoon and Reichherzer have helped me to understand why, and see other possibilities.

Assessment by concept map

This piece discusses the nature of knowledge, the difficulty in measuring achievement in the three types of domain knowledge, and how concept maps offer one way of judging students' knowledge structure.

Framework for mind mapping

Here is a link to a set of free templates for many types of mind maps. This is good solid stuff, and if you have MindManager, there's no reason not to get it.
But if you don't have MindManager, well, there's still no reason to hold back - go and pick up the MindManager Viewer from MindJet's site. That is also free.