Figures in Scientific Open Access Publications

Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 11057)


This paper summarizes the results of a comprehensive statistical analysis on a corpus of open access articles and contained figures. It gives an insight into quantitative relationships between illustrations or types of illustrations, caption lengths, subjects, publishers, author affiliations, article citations and others.


Open access Scientific figures Statistical analysis 



This research was funded by the DFG under grant no. 315976924.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Hochschule HannoverHannoverGermany
  2. 2.Technische InformationsbibliothekHannoverGermany

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