Classification of Keywords Extracted from Research Articles Published in Science Journals

Dutta, Bidyarthi and Majumder, Krishnapada and Sen, B. K. Classification of Keywords Extracted from Research Articles Published in Science Journals. Annals of Library and Information Studies, 2008, vol. 55, n. 4, pp. 317-333. [Journal article (Paginated)]


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This paper is based on an analytical study of 335 keywords extracted from titles and abstracts of 70 research articles, taking ten from each year starting from 2000 to 2006, in decreasing order of relevance, on the subject Fermi Liquid, which is a specific subject under the broad area of Condensed Matter Physics. The research articles have been collected from the bibliographic database of INSPEC. The keywords are indexed to critically examine its physical structure that is composed of three fundamental kernels, viz. keyphrase, modulator and qualifier. The keyphrase reflects the central concept, which is usually post-coordinated by the modulator to amend the central concept in accordance with the relevant context. The qualifier comes after the modulator to describe the particular state of the central concept and/or amended concept. The keywords are further classified in 16 classes on the basis of the four parameters, viz. Associativeness, chronological appearance, frequency of occurrence and category. The taxonomy of keywords will enable to analyze research-trend of a subject and to identify potential research-areas of a subject.

Item type: Journal article (Paginated)
Keywords: research-trend-analysis, subject-analysis, keyword-cluster-analysis, keyword taxonomy, INSPEC, fermi liquid, condensed matter physics
Subjects: A. Theoretical and general aspects of libraries and information. > AZ. None of these, but in this section.
Depositing user: Bidyarthi Dutta
Date deposited: 13 Jan 2010
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:15


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