Mapping scientific frontiers: The quest for knowledge visualization

Chaomei Chen

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126 Citations (Scopus)


This is an examination of the history and the state of the art of the quest for visualizing scientific knowledge and the dynamics of its development. Through an interdisciplinary perspective this book presents profound visions, pivotal advances, and insightful contributions made by generations of researchers and professionals, which portrays a holistic view of the underlying principles and mechanisms of the development of science. This updated and extended second edition: highlights the latest advances in mapping scientific frontiers examines the foundations of strategies, principles, and design patterns provides an integrated and holistic account of major developments across disciplinary boundaries "Anyone who tries to follow the exponential growth of the literature on citation analysis and scientometrics knows how difficult it is to keep pace.

Original languageEnglish
PublisherSpringer-Verlag London Ltd
Number of pages344
ISBN (Electronic)9781447151289
ISBN (Print)1447151275, 9781447151272
Publication statusPublished - 2014 Jul 1

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Computer Science


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