Diffusion of latent semantic analysis as a research tool: A social network analysis approach

@article{Tonta2010DiffusionOL,
  title={Diffusion of latent semantic analysis as a research tool: A social network analysis approach},
  author={Yasar Tonta and Hamid R. Darvish},
  journal={J. Informetrics},
  year={2010},
  volume={4},
  pages={166-174}
}
Latent semantic analysis (LSA) is a relatively new research tool with a wide range of applications in different fields ranging from discourse analysis to cognitive science, from information retrieval to machine learning and so on. In this paper, we chart the development and diffusion of LSA as a research tool using social network analysis (SNA) approach that reveals the social structure of a discipline in terms of collaboration among scientists. Using Thomson Reuters’ Web of Science (WoS), we… CONTINUE READING
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