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Sandy

I was thinking again about how readers might find the e-authors that they will love. To help lead them from one author to another, I was wondering if there is any way to use a web-based image similar to your reading map concept Cornflower?

If there was a big enough data sample, it might be possible to identify possible 'trails'. For example maybe a high proportion of readers who like Peter May, also like Linda Gillard. And negative associations could be represented by road blocks!

Cornflower

Brilliant idea, Sandy!

Dark Puss

Possibly Parellel Coordinates might be quite a simple graphical way to illustrate this for a small number (tens) of authors. I'll give this some thought, but for more than a few authors you will need a very large sample of contributors to see any significance.

Sandy

Yes DP - I wasn't thinking of it as something for the site here - more a centralised marketing idea for the equivalent of iTunes

Dark Puss

Ah I see, thank you for the clarification. I will now stop thinking!

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