Community Structure and the Evolution of Interdisciplinarity in Slovenia's Scientific Collaboration Network

  title={Community Structure and the Evolution of Interdisciplinarity in Slovenia's Scientific Collaboration Network},
  author={Borut Lu{\vz}ar and Zoran Levnajic and Janez Povh and Matja{\vz} Perc},
  journal={PLoS ONE},
Interaction among the scientific disciplines is of vital importance in modern science. Focusing on the case of Slovenia, we study the dynamics of interdisciplinary sciences from to . Our approach relies on quantifying the interdisciplinarity of research communities detected in the coauthorship network of Slovenian scientists over time. Examining the evolution of the community structure, we find that the frequency of interdisciplinary research is only proportional with the overall growth of the… 

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