Knowledge maps

Using Knowledge Maps to visualize Search Histories – STSM report of Wilko van Hoek

Using Knowledge Maps to visualize Search Histories – STSM report of Wilko van Hoek

During the STSM in Amsterdam, I was able to establish connections to various scientists and to get additional ideas, which will help me to pursue my research. I was able to meet with several people at the DANS Institute in The Hague, where I met with developers of the NARCIS…

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Supporting information seeking processes with knowledge maps – STSM report of Dagmar Kern

Supporting information seeking processes with knowledge maps – STSM report of Dagmar Kern

During my stay in Amsterdam from 11st to the 17th of April 2014 I had the chance to exchange and discuss visualization as well as evaluation opportunities in the field of information seeking. At DANS I talked amongst others to Linda Reijnhoudt, Vesa Akerman, Henk van den Berg, Christophe Guéret…

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Mapping Historic Censuses

Mapping Historic Censuses

What have knowledge maps to do with statistical information from the past, recorded on lists while going from door to door back in the past and documented as tables in books for eternity? The Third Annual Meeting of the CEDAR project – one of my projects in Amsterdam – showed…

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Map of Science – an update

Map of Science – an update

Early in the 2000th years so-called science maps entered bibliometrics and scientometrics. (Börner et al. 2003) Mapping the disciplinary structure of the sciences has become a booming business since. Science maps can have different functions: to evaluate institutions and groups (Klavans&Boyack 2010); to characterize funded scientific networks (see Akdag et…

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