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Is there a Convergent Structure of Science? A Comparison of Maps using the ISI and Scopus Databases

@inproceedings{Klavans2007IsTA,
  title={Is there a Convergent Structure of Science? A Comparison of Maps using the ISI and Scopus Databases},
  author={Richard Klavans and Kevin W. Boyack},
  year={2007}
}
This article compares two maps of science that are built from different, but highly representative sets of the world-wide scientific literature. The analysis in this article extends existing work in this area in three major ways. First, we provide quantitative comparisons of the ISI and Scopus databases for 15 areas of science. Second, we illustrate how these differences have an impact on the resultant map of science. Third, we argue that these differences do not affect the fundamental shape… Expand

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