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Title:Employing bibliometric methods to identify topics and facilitators of digital 3D modeling in the humanities
Author(s):Münster, Sander
Subject(s):Bibliometrics
Digital humanities
Digital 3D modeling
Scientific communities
Topic maps
Abstract:One of the core topics of information studies is quantifying and mapping of new scholarly knowledge. This paper employs methods from bibliometrics to investigate authors, structures and topics in a very particular field, virtual 3D modeling in the humanities. Even if research outcomes are limited reliable due to the relatively small and potentially flawed sample available for investigation, they indicate that 3D modeling is an emerging field of research. Several facilitators, such as people who interconnect groups of researchers, could be identified on a structural level. Automated topic mapping and qualitative methods also identified a range of topics: A scholarly discussion in the field of digital 3D modeling is primarily driven by technologies and from the perspective of digitization of cultural heritage.
Issue Date:2017
Publisher:iSchools
Citation Info:Münster, S. (2017). Employing Bibliometric Methods to Identify Topics and Facilitators of Digital 3D Modeling in the Humanities. In iConference 2017 Proceedings (pp. 40–55). https://doi.org/10.9776/17007
Series/Report:iConference 2017 Proceedings
Genre:Conference Paper/Presentation
Type:Text
Language:English
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/2142/96683
DOI:https://doi.org/10.9776/17007
Rights Information:Copyright 2017 Sander Münster
Date Available in IDEALS:2017-07-27


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