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ECE 496: Knowledge Map

Mind Map

The mind map is a graph used to organize information. It contains nodes that are connected by lines. The mind map has a central node which is usually the central theme. And from the central node, the relationships radiate out by curved lines. The mind map is helpful for long-term memory.


Freeplane is a free software application for mind mapping and knowledge management. It can be used to develop and organize ideas in an effective and visual way.

Download Freeplane.

Freeplane Basics

Knowledge Map File

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