Domain analysis and information retrieval through the construction of heliocentric maps based on ISI-JCR category cocitation

De-Moya-Anegón, Félix and Vargas-Quesada, Benjamín and Chinchilla-Rodríguez, Zaida and Corera-Álvarez, Elena and Herrero-Solana, Victor and Muñoz-Fernández, Francisco José Domain analysis and information retrieval through the construction of heliocentric maps based on ISI-JCR category cocitation. Information Processing & Management, 2005, vol. 41, n. 6, pp. 1520-1533. [Journal article (Paginated)]


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We propose the use of ISI-JCR categories as units of co-citation and measurement for the construction of heliocentric maps. The use of a spatial metaphor allows us to illustrate, analyze and compare domains in terms of the categories and their interconnections or links. We can also move around within the structure of these domains for further analysis, and access the documents associated to the categories and to the links that co-cite or relate them.

Item type: Journal article (Paginated)
Keywords: Information visualization; Domain analysis; Information retrieval; Cocitation; SCImago Group; Atlas of Science
Subjects: A. Theoretical and general aspects of libraries and information. > AC. Relationship of LIS with other fields .
B. Information use and sociology of information > BB. Bibliometric methods
B. Information use and sociology of information > BI. User interfaces, usability.
I. Information treatment for information services > ID. Knowledge representation.
Depositing user: Zaida Chinchilla-Rodríguez
Date deposited: 29 Jul 2007
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:08


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