Mapping Scientific Frontiers, 2nd Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1447151283
  • ISBN-13: 9781447151289
  • DDC: 501.4
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 344 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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This is an examination of the history and the state of the art of the quest for visualizing scientific knowledge and the dynamics of its development. Through an interdisciplinary perspective this book presents profound visions, pivotal advances, and insightful contributions made by generations of researchers and professionals, which portrays a holistic view of the underlying principles and mechanisms of the development of science. This updated and extended second edition: highlights the latest advances in mapping scientific frontiers examines the foundations of strategies, principles, and design patternsprovides an integrated and holistic account of major developments across disciplinary boundaries.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Preface for the 2nd Edition.
List of Figures.
1: The Dynamics of Scientific Knowledge.
2: Mapping the Universe.
3: Mapping Associations.
4: Trajectories of Search.
5: The Structure and Dynamics of Scientific Knowledge.
6: Tracing Competing Paradigms.
7: Tracking Latent Domain Knowledge.
8: Mapping Science.
9: Visual Analytics.