Development of a method for detection and trend analysis of research fronts built by lexical or cocitation analysis


Detecting homogeneous areas in research networks is a very common feature of bibliometric analysis, either for academic or policy purposes. The method presented here combines structural analysis and trend detection, by operating on a “thick-slice” of time, starting from co-citation or co-word analysis (applications of either type have already been carried… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF02017232


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