Aug 4, 2007

Maps of Science

Using Maps of Science, you can find what disciplines are studied by geographical location, industries, institutions, or topics. They analyzed 1.6 million scientific articles to contruct the maps. Data for this map is based on Thomson’s 2003 citation databases. The analytical procedure was hierarchical clustering using co-citation analysis. Visualization uses VxInsight, a proprietary software package from Sandia National Labs.