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Systematic Retrieval of Scientific Literature based on Citation Relations: Introducing the CitNetExplorer Tool

  title={Systematic Retrieval of Scientific Literature based on Citation Relations: Introducing the CitNetExplorer Tool},
  author={Nees Jan van Eck and Ludo Waltman},
We consider the problem of scientific literature search, and we suggest that citation relations between publications can be very helpful in the systematic retrieval of scientific literature. We introduce a new software tool called CitNetExplorer that can be used for citation-based scientific literature retrieval. To demonstrate the use of CitNetExplorer, we employ the tool to identify publications dealing with the topic of community detection in networks. Citationbased scientific literature… 

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