Category Archives: Network analysis

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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Inequalities in scholarly knowledge: Public value failures and their impact on global science

There is a growing body of literature that acknowledges the overall trends in publication patterns in the least economically advantaged countries. The pattern shows that there are disparities between the Global North and Global South with regard to indexed publication … Continue reading

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Analyzing collaboration networks and developmental patterns of nano-enabled drug delivery (NEDD) for brain cancer

The rapid development of new and emerging science & technologies (NESTs) brings unprecedented challenges, but also opportunities. In this paper, we use bibliometric and social network analyses, at country, institution, and individual levels, to explore the patterns of scientific networking … Continue reading

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Aesthetics in the age of digital humanities

One of the most difficult but yet unavoidable tasks for every academic field is to define its own nature and demarcate its area. This article addresses the question of how current computational text-mining approaches can be used as tools for … Continue reading

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Do Nobel Laureates Create Prize-Winning Networks? An Analysis of Collaborative Research in Physiology or Medicine

Nobel Laureates in Physiology or Medicine who received the Prize between 1969 and 2011 are compared to a matched group of scientists to examine productivity, impact, coauthorship and international collaboration patterns embedded within research networks. After matching for research domain, … Continue reading

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