Publications

 

ARTICLES ON SCIENCE MAPPING, ACCURACY, AND METRICS

 

Klavans, R. & Boyack, K. W. (2016). Which type of citation analysis generates the most accurate taxonomy of scientific and technical knowledge? JASIST forthcoming.    Arxiv version

Ioannidis, J.P.A., Boyack, K.W., Small, H., Sorensen, A.A., & Klavans, R. (2014). Is your most cited work your best? Nature 514 (7524), 561-562.    Published version

Boyack, K.W., Chen, M.-C., & Chacko, G. (2014). Characterization of the peer review network at the Center for Scientific Review, National Institutes of Health. PLoS ONE 9(8): e104244.    Published version

Ioannidis, J. P. A., Boyack, K. W., & Klavans, R. (2014). Estimates of the continuously publishing core in the scientific workforce. PLoS ONE 9(7): e101698.    Published version

Boyack, K. W., & Klavans, R. (2014). Including non-source items in a large-scale map of science: What difference does it make? Journal of Informetrics, 8(3), 569-580.    Preprint    Published version

Boyack, K. W., Klavans, R., Small, H., & Ungar, L. (2014). Characterizing the emergence of two nanotechnology topics using a contemporaneous global micro-model of science. Journal of Engineering and Technology Management, 32, 147-159.    Preprint    Published version

Small, H., Boyack, K. W., & Klavans, R. (2014). Identifying emerging topics in science and technology. Research Policy, volume/pages forthcoming.    Preprint    Published version

Klavans, R., & Boyack, K. W. (2014). Mapping altruism. Journal of Informetrics, 8(2), 431-447.    Preprint    Published version

Boyack, K. W., & Klavans, R. (2014). Creation of a highly detailed, dynamic, global model and map of science. Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, 65(4), 670-685.    Preprint    Published version

Boyack, K. W., Patek, M., Ungar, L. H., Yoon, P., & Klavans, R. (2014). Classification of individual articles from all of science by research level. Journal of Informetrics, 8(1), 1-12.    Preprint    Published version    Model

Boyack, K.W., Klavans, R., Sorensen, A.A., & Ioannidis, J.P.A. (2013). A list of highly influential biomedical researchers, 1996-2011. European Journal of Clinical Investigation 43 (12), 1339-1365.    Published Version    Online Table

Boyack, K. W., Small, H., & Klavans, R.. (2013). Improving the accuracy of co-citation clustering using full text. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 64(9), 1759-1767.    Preprint    Published version

Börner, K., Klavans, R., Patek, M., Zoss, A. M., Biberstine, J. R., Light, R. P., Lariviere, V., & Boyack, K. W. (2012). Design and update of a classification system: The UCSD map of science. PLOS One, 7(7), e39464.     Published version

Boyack, K. W., & Jordan, P. (2011). Metrics associated with NIH funding: A high-level view. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, 18, 423-431.    Preprint    Published version

Boyack, K. W., Newman, D., Duhon, R. J., Klavans, R., Patek, M., Biberstine, J. R., Schijvenaars, B., Skupin, A., Ma, N., & Börner, K. (2011). Clustering more than two million biomedical publications: Comparing the accuracies of nine text-based similarity approaches.PLOS One, 6(3): e18029.   Published version

Klavans, R., & Boyack, K. W. (2011). Using global mapping to create more accurate document-level maps of research fields. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 62(1), 1-18.    Preprint    Published version

Boyack, K. W., & Klavans, R. (2010). Co-citation analysis, bibliographic coupling, and direct citation: Which citation approach represents the research front most accurately? Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 61(12), 2389-2404.    Preprint    Published version

Klavans, R., & Boyack, K. W. (2010). Toward an objective, reliable, and accurate method for measuring research leadership. Scientometrics, 82(3), 539-553   Preprint    Published version

Upham, S. P., & Small, H. (2010). Emerging research fronts in science and technology: Patterns of new knowledge development. Scientometrics, 83(1), 15-38   Published version

Small, H., & Upham, S. P. (2009). Co-citation structure of an emerging research area on the verge of application. Scientometrics, 79(2), 15-38   Published version

Klavans, R., & Boyack, K. W. (2009). Toward a consensus map of science. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 60(3), 455-476.    Preprint    Published version

Boyack, K. W. (2009). Using detailed maps of science to identify potential collaborations. Scientometrics, 79(1), 27-44.   Preprint    Published version

Boyack, K. W., Börner, K., & Klavans, R. (2009). Mapping the structure and evolution of chemistry research. Scientometrics, 79(1), 45-60.   Preprint    Published version

Boyack, K. W., Tsao, J. Y., Miksovic, A., & Huey, M. (2009). A recursive process for mapping and clustering literatures: International trends in solid state lighting. International Journal of Technology Transfer and Commercialization, 8(1), 51-87.    Published version

Boyack, K. W. & Klavans, R. (2008). Measuring science-technology interaction using rare inventor-author names. Journal of Informetrics, 2, 173-182.   Preprint    Published version

Klavans, R., & Boyack, K. W. (2008). Thought leadership: A new indicator for national and institutional comparison. Scientometrics, 75(2), 239-250.   Preprint    Published version

Small, H., (2006). Tracking and predicting growth areas in science. Scientometrics, 68(3), 595-610     Published version

Klavans, R., & Boyack, K. W. (2006). Quantitative evaluation of large maps of science. Scientometrics, 68(3), 475-499.    Published version

Klavans, R., & Boyack, K. W. (2006). Identifying a better measure of relatedness for mapping science. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 57(2), 251-263.    Published version

Boyack, K. W., Klavans, R., & Börner, K. (2005). Mapping the backbone of science. Scientometrics, 64(3), 351-374.   Preprint    Published version

Boyack, K. W. (2004). Mapping knowledge domains: Characterizing PNAS. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 101, 5192-5199.    Published version

Boyack, K. W., & Börner, K. (2003). Indicator-assisted evaluation and funding of research: Visualizing the influence of grants on the number and quality of research papers. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 54(5), 447-461.   Preprint    Published version

Börner, K., Chen, C., & Boyack, K. W. (2003). Visualizing knowledge domains. Annual Review of Information Science and Technology 37, 179-255.  Published version

Boyack, K. W., Wylie, B. N., & Davidson, G. S. (2002). Domain visualization using VxInsight for science and technology management. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 53(9), 764-774.   Preprint    Published version

 

CITATION CONTEXT AND SENTIMENT

 

Small, H. (2011). Interpreting maps of science using citation context sentiments: a preliminary investigation. Scientometrics, 87(2), 373-388.    Published version

Small, H. (2010). Referencing through history: How the analysis of landmark scholarly texts can inform citation theory. Research Evaluation, 19(3), 185-193.    Published version

Small, H. (2010). Maps of science as interdisciplinary discourse: Co-citation contexts and the role of analogy. Scientometrics, 83(3), 835-849.    Published version

 

WHITE PAPERS

 

SciTech Strategies, Inc. Working Paper 2008-01. Klavans, R., & Boyack, K. W. Identifying distinctive competencies in science.   Preprint

Boyack, K.W., & Klavans, R. (2009). Measuring multidisciplinarity using the circle of science. From WRK1: Tracking and evaluating interdisciplinary research, workshop at ISSI 2009, July 14, 2009.   Preprint

 

OTHER ARTICLES BY STS STAFF

 

Börner, K., Boyack, K. W., Milojevic, S., & Morris, S. (2012). An introduction to modeling science: Basic model types, key definitions, and a general framework for the comparison of process models. Modeling Science Dynamics (Understanding Complex Systems), Springer-Verlag, p 3-22.   Link to book

Wagner, C. S., Roessner, D. J., Bobb, K., Klein, J. T., Boyack, K. W., Keyton, J., Rafols, I., & Börner, K. (2011). Approaches to understanding and measuring interdisciplinary scientific research (IDR): A review of the literature. Journal of Informetrics, 5(1), 14-26.   Published version

Tsao, J. Y., Boyack, K. W., Coltrin, M. E., Turnley, J. G., and Gauster, W. B. (2008). Galileo’s stream: A framework for understanding knowledge production. Research Policy 37, 330-352.   Published version

Zitt, M., & Small, H., (2008). Modifying the journal impact factor by fraction citation weighting: The audience factor. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 59(11), 1856-1860.     Published version

Small, H., Kushmerick, A., & Benson, D. (2008). Scientists’ perceptions of the social and political implications of their research. Scientometrics, 68(3), 595-610.  Published version

Davidson, G. S., Wylie, B. N., & Boyack, K. W. (2001). Cluster stability and the use of noise in interpretation of clustering. Proc. IEEE Information Visualization 2001, 23-30.   Published version