3/19/09

Map of Science




This is a great graphic overview of the increasing complexity and interdiscplinary nature of scientific inquiry. (As a side note, it also shows that the social sciences play a much larger role in science than typically acknowledged.) This graph was part of a recent article published in PLoS ONE on 11 March 2009.

Title: Clickstream Data Yields High-Resolution Maps of Science Johan Bollen1*, Herbert Van de Sompel1, Aric Hagberg2#, Luis Bettencourt2,3#, Ryan Chute1#, Marko A. Rodriguez2, Lyudmila Balakireva1

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