Upcoming ITFORUM Discussion Paper: Practical methods and techniques of knowledge representation in particular those related to concept mapping and mind mapping. History, theoretical background, software, and comparison table.
An overview of educational graphic knowledge representation tools is created. The tree of Porphyry is the earliest known example. Several educational graphic knowledge representation tools are discussed. Most important of them are mind mapping and concept mapping. They are compared using the latest special soft wares available. CmapTools is presented as the only known free software which allows users to build knowledge both individually and collaboratively, using all digital resources of their own and in WWW, simply dragging and dropping, and clicking to open or to publish in WWW.