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Title:Computational Scientometrics: Theory and applications
Author(s):Caragea, Cornelia; Giles, C. Lee; Torvik, Vetle I.; Rokach, Lior
Subject(s):Bibliometrics
Digital Libraries
Citation Analysis
Mining Citation Graphs
Bibliometrics and Scholarly Communication
Knowledge Management
Information Systems
Research Methods
Information Retrieval
Scientometrics
Abstract:The field of Scientometrics is concerned with the analysis of science and scientific research. As science advances, scientists around the world continue to produce large numbers of research articles, which provide the technological basis for worldwide collection, sharing, and dissemination of scientific discoveries. Research ideas are generally developed based on high quality citations. Understanding how research ideas emerge, evolve, or disappear as a topic, what is a good measure of quality of published works, what are the most promising areas of research, how authors connect and influence each other, who are the experts in a field, what works are similar, and who funds a particular research topic are some of the major foci of the rapidly emerging field of Scientometrics. The workshop aims at bringing together researchers with diverse interdisciplinary backgrounds interested in mining large digital libraries and other relevant databases.
Issue Date:2013-02
Publisher:iSchools
Citation Info:Caragea, C., Giles, C. L., Torvik, V. I., & Rokach, L. (2013). Computational Scientometrics: Theory and applications. iConference 2013 Proceedings (pp. 1017-1018). doi:10.9776/13429
Genre:Conference Paper / Presentation
Type:Text
Language:English
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/2142/42494
DOI:10.9776/13429
Publication Status:published or submitted for publication
Peer Reviewed:is peer reviewed
Rights Information:Copyright © 2013 is held by the authors. Copyright permissions, when appropriate, must be obtained directly from the authors.
Date Available in IDEALS:2013-02-04


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