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Collaboration Patterns at Scheduling in 10 Years

  • Xiujuan Xu
  • Yu LiuEmail author
  • Ruixin Ma
  • Quan Z. Sheng
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10451)

Abstract

Scheduling analysis, which focuses on the evaluation, testing and verification of the scheduling systems and the algorithms used in real-time operations, is critical to a number of research areas such as databases and transaction management. In order to better understand the field of scheduling, we select and investigate 9,611 papers about scheduling from five SCI journals which have published many excellent papers about scheduling. This paper presents a collaboration analysis of the scheduling field. In addition, we generate three networks to analyze collaboration patterns between scientists, including co-authorship network, keyword co-occurrence network and author co-keyword network to show the collaboration relationship between authors in the field of scheduling. The research findings from our work can help researchers understand the research status of scheduling and gain valuable insights on future technical trends in the scheduling field.

Keywords

Visualization Scheduling Social network analysis Research collaboration 

Notes

Acknowledgment

This work was supported in part by the Natural Science Foundation of China under Grant 61502069, by the Natural Science Foundation of Liaoning under Grant 2015020003.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Xiujuan Xu
    • 1
    • 2
  • Yu Liu
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Ruixin Ma
    • 1
    • 2
  • Quan Z. Sheng
    • 3
  1. 1.School of SoftwareDalian University of TechnologyDalianChina
  2. 2.Key Laboratory for Ubiquitous Network and Service Software of Liaoning ProvinceDalianChina
  3. 3.Department of ComputingMacquarie UniversitySydneyAustralia

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