Network analysis to support public health: evolution of collaboration among leishmaniasis researchers

@article{Sampaio2017NetworkAT,
  title={Network analysis to support public health: evolution of collaboration among leishmaniasis researchers},
  author={Ricardo Barros Sampaio and Bruna de Paula Fonseca and Ashwin Bahulkar and Boleslaw K. Szymanski},
  journal={Scientometrics},
  year={2017},
  volume={111},
  pages={2001-2021}
}
Databases on scientific publications are a well-known source for complex network analysis. The present work focuses on tracking evolution of collaboration amongst researchers on leishmaniasis, a neglected disease associated with poverty and very common in Brazil, India and many other countries in Latin America, Asia and Africa. Using SCOPUS and PubMed databases we have identified clusters of publications resulting from research areas and collaboration between countries. Based on the… 
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