Category Archives: TM Tools

script for GENERATING A VOSVIEWER NETWORK FILE FROM VANTAGEPOINT

STEPS FOR GENERATING A VOSVIEWER NETWORK FILE FROM VANTAGEPOINT: 1. Generate an empty folder and copy a VantagePoint file of interest to it. 2. Copy Generate_VOS_Network_from_VP.vpm and Generate_VOS_Network_from_VP.xlsm to this same folder. 3. In VantagePoint run the script Generate_VOS_Network_from_VP.vpm. 4. … 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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Making a VOSviewer Map from a VantagePoint matrix

Download  to your computer. Run with a matrix open (like Matrix Viewer) It will ask for a base filename to save. It will create _map and _network_sparse text files. Those files can be used in VOSviewer to Create a new map … Continue reading

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Biological Diversity in the Patent System

Biological diversity in the patent system is an enduring focus of controversy but empirical analysis of the presence of biodiversity in the patent system has been limited. To address this problem we text mined 11 million patent documents for 6 … Continue reading

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Synthetic Biology: Mapping the Scientific Landscape

This article uses data from Thomson Reuters Web of Science to map and analyse the scientific landscape for synthetic biology. The article draws on recent advances in data visualisation and analytics with the aim of informing upcoming international policy debates … Continue reading

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GEPHI: Creating Gexf network files with VantagePoint

This document explains how to use a VP script to create network files to do network analysis and visualize data with Gephi software. The Gephi software installer is available at  http://gephi.org. This documentation applies to VP 9.0 and Gephi 0.9.1 … Continue reading

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Technology Prospecting on Enzymes for the Pulp and Paper Industry

The use of enzymes in the pulp and paper industry was introduced in the 1986. However, their use has been relatively minor. This prospective study aims at enhancing the understanding of the most important advances regarding the use of enzymes in this … Continue reading

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Upgrading the Quality of Science: Does Funding Source Matter?

Extended Abstract – MINING NOVEL DATA SOURCES session at “1st Global TechMining Conference” 2011 Author(s): Abdullah Gök and Philip Shapira (University of Manchester) This paper examines the effect of differential and multiple funding on the quality of science in the … Continue reading

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Funding Acknowledgement Analysis – An Enhanced Tool to Investigate Research Sponsorship Impacts

Extended Abstract – MINING NOVEL DATA SOURCES   session at “1st Global TechMining Conference” 2011 Author(s): Jue Wang (Florida International University) and Philip Shapira (University of Manchester) There is increasing interest in assessing how sponsored research funding influences the development and trajectory of … Continue reading

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Text-mining and visualization using VOSviewer

Extended Abstract – NEW S,T&I VISUALIZATIONS  session at “1st Global TechMining Conference” 2011 Author(s): Nees Jan van Eck and Ludo Waltman (Centre for Science and Technology Studies, Leiden University) VOSviewer is a computer program that we have developed for constructing, visualizing, and … Continue reading

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