Explorative Visualization of Citation Patterns in Social Network Research

Publications

Share / Export Citation / Email / Print / Text size:

Journal of Social Structure

International Network for Social Network Analysis

Subject: Social Sciences

GET ALERTS

eISSN: 1529-1227

DESCRIPTION

10
Reader(s)
23
Visit(s)
0
Comment(s)
0
Share(s)

SEARCH WITHIN CONTENT

FIND ARTICLE

Volume / Issue / page

Archive
Volume 20 (2019)
Volume 19 (2018)
Volume 18 (2017)
Volume 17 (2016)
Volume 16 (2015)
Volume 15 (2014)
Volume 14 (2013)
Volume 13 (2012)
Volume 12 (2011)
Volume 11 (2010)
Volume 10 (2009)
Related articles

VOLUME 12 , ISSUE 1 (December 2011) > List of articles

Explorative Visualization of Citation Patterns in Social Network Research

Ulrik Brandes / Christian Pich

Citation Information : Journal of Social Structure. Volume 12, Issue 1, Pages 1-19, DOI: https://doi.org/10.21307/joss-2019-037

License : (CC BY-NC 4.0)

Published Online: 13-January-2020

ARTICLE

ABSTRACT

We propose a visual representation of bibliographic data based on shared references. Our method employs a distance metric that is derived from bibliographic coupling and then subjected to fast approximate multidimensional scaling. Its utility is demonstrated by an explorative analysis of social network publications that, most notably, depicts the genesis of an area now commonly referred to as network science. However, the example also illustrates some common pitfalls in bibliometric analysis.

Content not available PDF Share

FIGURES & TABLES

REFERENCES

Borg, I. and Groenen, P. (2005). Modern Multidimensional Scaling. Springer.

Börner, K., Chen, C., and Boyack, K. W. (2003). Visualizing knowledge domains. Annual Review of Information Science and Technology, 37(1):179–255.

Brandes, U. and Pich, C. (2006). Eigensolver methods for progressive multidimensional scaling of large data. In Proc. Graph Drawing.

Brandes, U. and Willhalm, T. (2002). Visualization of bibliographic networks with a reshaped landscape metaphor. In Proc. Joint Eurographics - IEEE TCVG Symposium on Visualization, pages 159–164.

Chen, T. T. and Hsieh, L. C. (2007). On visualization of cocitation networks. In Proc. Information Visualization, pages 470–475.

Cox, T. and Cox, M. (2001). Multidimensional Scaling. CRC/Chapman and Hall.

Hamersa, L., Hemerycka, Y., Herweyersa, G., Janssena, M., Ketersa, H., and Rousseau, R. (1989). Similarity measures in scientometric research: The Jaccard index versus Salton’s cosine formula. Information Processing and Management, 25(3):315–318.

He, Y. and Hui, S. C. (2001). Mining a web citation database for author co-citation analysis. Information Processing and Management, 38(4):491–508.

Hummon, N. P. and Carley, K. (1993). Social networks as normal science. Social Networks, 15:71–106.

Hummon, N. P. and Doreian, P. (1989). Connectivity in a citation network: the development of DNA theory. Social Networks, 11:39–63.

Kessler, M. M. (1963). Bibliographic coupling between scientific papers. American Documentation, 14:10–25.

Lawrence, P. A. (2007). The mismeasurement of science. Current Biology, 17(15):R583– R585.

Lazer, D., Mergel, I., and Friedman, A. (2009). Co-citation of prominent social network articles in sociology journals: The evolving canon. Connections, 29(1):43–64.

Leydesdorff, L. (1998). Theories of citation? Scientometrics, 43(1):5–25.

Moody, J. (2004). The structure of a social science collaboration network: Disciplinary cohesion from 1963 to 1999. American Sociological Review, 69:213–238.

Small, H. (1973). Cocitation in the scientific literature: A new measure of the relationship between two document. Journal of the American Society for Information Science, 24:265–269.

Small, H. (1999). Visualizing science by citation mapping. Journal of the American Society for Information Science, 50(9):799–813.

Tenenbaum, J. B., de Silva, V., and Langford, J. C. (2000). A global geometric framework for nonlinear dimensionality reduction. Science, 290(5500):2319–2323.

Todd, P. A. and Ladle, R. J. (2008). Hidden dangers of a ‘citation culture’. Ethics in Science and Environmental Politics, 8(1):13–16.

Torgerson, W. S. (1952). Multidimensional scaling: I. Theory and Method. Psychometrika, 17:401–419.

Weingart, P. (2005). Impact of bibliometrics upon the science system: Inadvertent consequences? Scientometrics, 62(1):117–131.

White, H. D. and Griffith, B. C. (1981). Author cocitation: A literature measure of intellectual structure. Journal of the American Society for Information Science, 32:163– 172.

White, H. D. and McCain, K. W. (1989). Bibliometrics. Annual Review of Information Science and Technology, 24:119–186.

White, H. D. and McCain, K. W. (1998). Visualizing a discipline: An author co-citation analysis of information science, 1972-1995. Journal of the American Society for Information Science, 49(4):327–355.

 

EXTRA FILES

COMMENTS