Network assembly of scientific communities of varying size and specificity

@article{Citron2018NetworkAO,
  title={Network assembly of scientific communities of varying size and specificity},
  author={Daniel T. Citron and Samuel F. Way},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2018},
  volume={abs/1801.04898}
}
How does the collaboration network of researchers coalesce around a scientific topic? What sort of social restructuring occurs as a new field develops? Previous empirical explorations of these questions have examined the evolution of co-authorship networks associated with several fields of science, each noting a characteristic shift in network structure as fields develop. Historically, however, such studies have tended to rely on manually annotated datasets and therefore only consider a handful… Expand
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