Category Archives: Network analysis

South-south collaboration on HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment research: when birds of a feather rarely flock together (full-text)

South-south collaboration on health and development research is a critical mechanism for social and economic progress. It allows sharing and replicating experiences to find a “southern solution” to meet shared health challenges, such as access to adequate HIV/AIDS prevention and … Continue reading

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Emerging Networking Methods: Analyzing Funding Patterns and Their Evolution in Two Medical Research Topics

This chapter analyzes funding patterns and their evolution in two medical research topics: breast cancer and ovarian cancer, taking into account cross-agency and cross-national co-funding. A bibliometric analysis of 355,463 papers from PubMed (273,526 on breast cancer and 81,937 on … Continue reading

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Bibliometrics and Social Network Analysis Supporting the Research Development of Emerging Areas: Case Studies from Thailand

This chapter focuses on applying bibliometric analysis and text mining technique to generate technology intelligence from publication databases. The intelligence represents the research profile and landscape by highlighting active research areas and revealing professional communities along with their social networks. … Continue reading

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Bibliometrics and Networks: Case of a Multinational Perspective on How Eco-Innovation has Evolved in Academic Literature

Recent studies in literature on eco-innovation have adopted a systematic approach, rather than taking advantage of what the iMetrics method — different types of information studies such as bibliometrics, scientometrics, and informetrics — can contribute to the understanding of how … Continue reading

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Mapping the dengue scientific landscape worldwide: a bibliometric and network analysis (full-text)

Despite the current global trend of reduction in the morbidity and mortality of neglected diseases, dengue’s incidence has increased and occurrence areas have expanded. Dengue also persists as a scientific and technological challenge since there is no effective treatment, vaccine, … Continue reading

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Network analysis to support public health: evolution of collaboration among leishmaniasis researchers (full-text)

Databases on scientific publications are a well-known source for complex network analysis. The present work focuses on tracking evolution of collaboration amongst researchers on leishmaniasis, a neglected disease associated with poverty and very common in Brazil, India and many other … Continue reading

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Scientific collaboration in indigenous knowledge in context: Insights from publication and co-publication network analysis

Scientific collaboration has been cited as a major stimulant in innovation and a major component for the development of indigenous technologies particularly in countries invested in rapid technological catch-up in East Asia and Southeast Asia. In this study, we assess … Continue reading

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Collaboration in science and technology organizations of the public sector: A network perspective

Engaging in collaborative networks can be an important facilitator of innovation for public sector science and technology (S&T) organizations. It is also an important component of S&T policies that require indicators that can assess the networks through which these organizations … Continue reading

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Lessons from Ten Years of Nanotechnology Bibliometric Analysis

This paper summarizes the 10-year experiences of the Program in Science, Technology, and Innovation Policy (STIP) at Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) in support of the Center for Nanotechnology in Society at Arizona State University (CNS-ASU) in understanding, characterizing, … Continue reading

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Intangible Heritage and Gastronomy: The Impact of UNESCO Gastronomy Elements

The objective of this study is two-fold: on the one hand, to determine whether literature has studied the relationship between intangible heritage and gastronomy; on the other, we have explored the use of UNESCO-recognized elements for marketing purposes. Two research … Continue reading

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