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Mapping scientific frontiers : the quest for knowledge visualization

Author: Chaomei Chen
Publisher: London ; New York : Springer, [2013] ©2013
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
Publication:Springer eBooks
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  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Chen, Chaomei.
Mapping Scientific Frontiers : The Quest for Knowledge Visualization.
Dordrecht : Springer, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Chaomei Chen
ISBN: 9781447151289 1447151283 1447151275 9781447151272
OCLC Number: 856144431
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xxxvii, 344 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents: The Dynamics of Scientific Knowledge --
Mapping the Universe --
Mapping Associations --
Trajectories of Search --
The Structure and Dynamics of Scientific Knowledge --
Tracing Competing Paradigms --
Tracking Latent Domain Knowledge --
Mapping Science --
Visual Analytics. 1. The Growth of Scientific Knowledge --
2. Mapping the Universe --
3. Mapping the Mind --
4. Enabling Techniques for Science Mapping --
5. On the Shoulders of Giants --
6. Tracing Competing Paradigms --
7. Tracking Latent Domain Knowledge.
Responsibility: Chaomei Chen.


Derek Price would have loved this book which not only pays homage to him but also to the key players in information science and a wide variety of others in the sociology and history of science."-  Read more...


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