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mind map

A method of learning or organizing data in which a person starts with a central concept and then arranges related concepts, facts, and ideas around it in a way that helps the cartographer make sense of the material.
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Scraping both commercial and government databases enables data-mining firms like Palantir Technologies to create "spidergrams" on people that show their connections to friends, neighbors, lovers, and business associates, plus their organizational memberships, travel choices, debt situations, records of court appearances, and more.
These diagrams constrain processes operating in modern and ancient arc systems and include chondrite-normalized, MORB-normalized and mantle-normalized spidergrams, which are characterized by jagged patterns of trace-element abundances (in contrast to the relatively smooth patterns of within-plate suites).
The multi-element spidergrams of both porphyritic and non-porphyitic volcanics of the CVG and the gabbroic-diorites show enrichment of LILE relative to HFSE with negative anomaly of Nb.
The pentagon shapes representing different areas of police activity were immediately dubbed "spidergrams" and condemned as still more expensive bureaucracy.
The old-fashioned tables beneath the spidergram reveal that Welsh forces fare much better than av-erage, with Gwent and Dyfed-Powys joining Suffolk and Norfolk as the best performers.
But crime figures for each force, contained in spidergram papers, have been studied by the Mirror and compared for detection and prevention.
"They are fully involved and consulted in developing areas within the nursery as staff use spidergrams to collect their ideas and thoughts about the equipment they will need.
The performance radar diagrams, or spidergrams as they are sometimes referred to, were first published by the Home Office in February 2002.
Ministers were on the defensive yesterday over new police performance 'spidergrams' which critics said would confuse the public.
8 POLICE performance monitoring `` spidergrams'' may be baffling to the public, but they have shone a light on the strange mental workings of the Whitehall bureaucrat.