> Single-Case Model (Code Hierarchy)

Function of this model

As with the normal Case Model, a case in the form of a document, a document group or a document set is the focus of this model template. Unlike the normal single case model, however, the codes used in the case are not arranged in a circle around the case, but from top to bottom while maintaining their hierarchy. No coded segments are shown in this model.

Presentation in the map

This then looks like as in the following figure. The hierarchy of codes is symbolized by arrows: A code pointed to by an arrow represents a subcode of the code at which the arrow starts.

Example of an 'individual case model with code hierarchy'

Create a new model and determining the structure

After opening a Single-Case Model (Code Hierarchy) via the New Document Model menu in the Start tab, drag a document, a document group or a document set from the “Document System” into the map. The following options dialog window will appear:

Options for map settings

A preview of the model is shown on the map, taking into account the selected options. Click the Use Model button to use the model as it is currently displayed.

Memo options

You can select which memos are to be integrated here: The corresponding memo from the “Document System” (document memo), the memos that were assigned in the evaluated documents of the case, the memos of the codes that were assigned in the case, and the memos that are linked with such a code.

Code options

Display only activated – When this option is selected, only the codes from the code system that are currently activated are taken into account.

X levels of subcode – Here you can set how many hierarchy levels of the code system should be considered. 1 means: only the codes of the highest level are to be included; 2 means: also their subcodes are displayed, if they have been assigned in the case, and so on.

X most frequent codes – Here you can define the maximum number of top-level codes to be displayed. MAXMaps selects the codes with the most coded segments for the display, for codes with the same frequency the code above is preferred in the code system.

Line width refelects code frequency – Select this option to display codes with many coded segments larger than codes with few segments. MAXMap uses three different sizes for the code representation: Codes whose frequencies are in the range of a standard deviation around the mean value are represented in an average size. Codes with more or less coded segments receive a larger or smaller symbol. If the code frequencies are close together, MAXMaps uses only the smallest or the smallest together with the mean symbol size.
Usually the option Aggregate frequencies for parent codes will be enabled so that the frequencies of the subcodes are taken into account when determining the size of the codes above. Otherwise, the subcodes may be displayed much larger than their upper codes, because the upper codes were only used very rarely or not at all.

Tip: You can also call up the model directly from the “Document System” by right-clicking on a document, document group or document set and choosing Single-Case Model > Single-Case Model (Code Hierarchy).