Maps of Computer Science

  title={Maps of Computer Science},
  author={Daniel Fried and Stephen G. Kobourov},
  journal={2014 IEEE Pacific Visualization Symposium},
We describe a practical approach for visual exploration of research papers. Specifically, we use the titles of papers from the DBLP database to create what we call maps of computer science (MoCS). Words and phrases from the paper titles are the cities in the map, and countries are created based on word and phrase similarity, calculated using co-occurence. With the help of heatmaps, we can visualize the profile of a particular conference or journal over the base map. Similarly, heatmap profiles… CONTINUE READING
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