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Scientometrics

, Volume 19, Issue 1–2, pp 35–56 | Cite as

Mapping Australian geophysics: A co-heading analysis

  • R. Todorov
  • M. Winterhager
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Abstract

Descriptive capacities of a new bibliometric method, namely co-heading analysis, are investigated. The method uses the appearance and co-appearance of classification subdivisions (headings) in the document records of 1988 INSPEC database to display correspondingly the main topics of Australian geophysics and their links. The findings, in the form of inclusion maps (resulting from multidimensional scaling and cluster analysis) provide new insights into geophysics national activity and into its structure.

Keywords

Cluster Analysis Geophysics Main Topic Multidimensional Scaling National Activity 
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© Akadémiai Kiadó 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Todorov
    • 1
  • M. Winterhager
    • 2
  1. 1.Centre for Scientific InformationBulgarian Academy of SciencesSofia(Bulgaria)
  2. 2.Science Studies UnitUniversity of BielefeldBielefeld 1(FRG)

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