1 Each node in the graph represents an entity.
|Circles represent inventors.|
|Hexagons represent companies|
|Diamonds represent patents|
2 Nodes connected by a line have a relationship.
3 Clicking on a node or an edge will show detail information
The details panel may include links to explore more information.
For example, an edge based on assignment activity provides a link to see a list of assignments between the two entities.
4 Click on a node to add more related entities
Because some entities have so many relationships, entities are added each click, ordered by relevance.
When no more data is available, a message will appear.
5 Drag and scroll with the mouse to pan and zoom the graph