Citation Networks Analysis: A New tool for Understanding Science Dynamics with Implications Towards Science Policy

Journal of Scientometic Research,2017,6,1,54-56.
Published:May 2017
Type:Research Note

Citation Networks Analysis: A New tool for Understanding Science Dynamics with Implications Towards Science Policy

Manoj Changat*, Thara Prabhakaran and Hiran H. Lathabhai

Department of Futures Studies, University of Kerala Karyavattom, Trivandrum - 695581, Kerala, INDIA.

Abstract:

The advancement of the scientific fields through accumulation of knowledge is tremendous so that in order to remain updated, the researchers are forced to rely on comprehensive surveys and literature reviews.[1] Published articles are valuable resources which can be treated as a proxy measure of the volume of scientific activity and innovative researches in the scientific community. Many models of scientific progress had been postulated in the past and Kuhnian-model[7] is regarded as a prominent one.

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Changat M, Prabhakaran T, Lathabhai HH. Citation Networks Analysis: A New tool for Understanding Science Dynamics with Implications Towards Science Policy. Journal of Scientometic Research. 2017;6(1):54-56. doi:10.5530/jscires.6.1.8.