Self-citations, co-authorships and keywords: A new approach to scientists’ field mobility?

  title={Self-citations, co-authorships and keywords: A new approach to scientists’ field mobility?},
  author={Iina Hellsten and Renaud Lambiotte and Andrea Scharnhorst and Marcel Ausloos},
This paper introduces a new approach to detecting scientists’ field mobility by focusing on an author’s self-citation network, and the co-authorships and keywords in self-citing articles. Contrary to much previous literature on self-citations, we will show that author’s self-citation patterns reveal important information on the development and emergence of new research topics over time. More specifically, we will discuss self-citations as a means to detect scientists’ field mobility. We… CONTINUE READING
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