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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28725093/western-classical-music-development-a-statistical-analysis-of-composers-similarity-differentiation-and-evolution
#1
Patrick Georges
This paper proposes a statistical analysis that captures similarities and differences between classical music composers with the eventual aim to understand why particular composers 'sound' different even if their 'lineages' (influences network) are similar or why they 'sound' alike if their 'lineages' are different. In order to do this we use statistical methods and measures of association or similarity (based on presence/absence of traits such as specific 'ecological' characteristics and personal musical influences) that have been developed in biosystematics, scientometrics, and bibliographic coupling...
2017: Scientometrics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28679935/validity-of-scientometric-analysis-of-medical-research-output
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Izet Masic, Edin Begic, Nedim Begic
The aim of this paper is to point out the errors in scientometric analysis of an author's work, as well as the inconsistency of Google Scholars when performing such analyzes. Development of information technology has led to the development of the scientometric analyzes, which already have great significance for many decisions in the academic medical community, and represents a cross section of work of an author. Scientometric indices in the medical community become a tool in selecting the management of institutions, as well as membership in many academies...
2017: Studies in Health Technology and Informatics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28678963/scientometric-indicators-for-brazilian-research-on-high-energy-physics-1983-2013
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Gonzalo R Alvarez, Samile A S Vanz, Marcia C Barbosa
This article presents an analysis of Brazilian research on High Energy Physics (HEP) indexed by Web of Science (WoS) from 1983 to 2013. Scientometric indicators for output, collaboration and impact were used to characterize the field under study. The results show that the Brazilian articles account for 3% of total HEP research worldwide and that the sharp rise in the scientific activity between 2009 and 2013 may have resulted from the consolidation of graduate programs, the increase of the funding and of the international collaboration as well as the implementation of the Rede Nacional de Física de Altas Energias (RENAFAE) in 2008...
June 29, 2017: Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciências
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28671119/four-decades-of-research-in-alzheimer-s-disease-1975-2014-a-bibliometric-and-scientometric-analysis
#4
Alberto Serrano-Pozo, Georgina M Aldridge, Qiang Zhang
BACKGROUND: Bibliometric and scientometric methods can be applied to the study of a research field. OBJECTIVE: We hypothesized that a bibliometric and scientometric analysis of the Alzheimer's disease (AD) research field could render trends that provide researchers and funding agencies valuable insight into the history of the field, current tendencies, and potential future directions. METHODS: We performed searches in publicly available databases including PubMed, Scopus, Web of Science, and Alzheimer's Funding Analyzer for the period 1975-2014, and conducted a curve fitting analysis with non-linear regression...
June 27, 2017: Journal of Alzheimer's Disease: JAD
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28662187/scientometric-and-patentometric-analyses-to-determine-the-knowledge-landscape-in-innovative-technologies-the-case-of-3d-bioprinting
#5
Marisela Rodríguez-Salvador, Rosa María Rio-Belver, Gaizka Garechana-Anacabe
This research proposes an innovative data model to determine the landscape of emerging technologies. It is based on a competitive technology intelligence methodology that incorporates the assessment of scientific publications and patent analysis production, and is further supported by experts' feedback. It enables the definition of the growth rate of scientific and technological output in terms of the top countries, institutions and journals producing knowledge within the field as well as the identification of main areas of research and development by analyzing the International Patent Classification codes including keyword clusterization and co-occurrence of patent assignees and patent codes...
2017: PloS One
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28640829/an-exploration-of-collaborative-scientific-production-at-mit-through-spatial-organization-and-institutional-affiliation
#6
Matthew Claudel, Emanuele Massaro, Paolo Santi, Fiona Murray, Carlo Ratti
Academic research is increasingly cross-disciplinary and collaborative, between and within institutions. In this context, what is the role and relevance of an individual's spatial position on a campus? We examine the collaboration patterns of faculty at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, through their academic output (papers and patents), and their organizational structures (institutional affiliation and spatial configuration) over a 10-year time span. An initial comparison of output types reveals: 1...
2017: PloS One
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28640150/evaluation-of-research-topic-evolution-in-psychiatry-using-co-word-analysis
#7
Ying Wu, Xing Jin, Yunzhen Xue
With the rapid increase in the incidence of mental disorders and mental issues, psychiatry has become one of the fastest growing clinical medical disciplines. Development priorities and research foci in this field have evolved over different periods.All the articles in 10 psychiatric journals with the highest impact factors were selected from the Science Citation Index (SCI) in Web of Science from 2001 to 2015. The information visualization software Sci was used to conduct co-word and clustering analyses on these articles...
June 2017: Medicine (Baltimore)
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28616840/end-of-2016-can-we-save-research-from-predators-in-2017
#8
Aamir Raoof Memon
At the beginning of every year, we expect to see worthwhile improvements on the past. The end of 2016 showcased many important issues in the scientific world, ranging from criticisms of research misconduct and fraud to the introduction of new scientometrics. Despite the scientific community's continuing efforts, predatory journals and publishers are still on the rise, and the Beall's list calls attention to the need to take a firm action across the board. This short opinion piece highlights research conducted by the scholarly community on research publication predators during 2016, and offers suggestions as to how to bring about future improvements...
June 14, 2017: Science and Engineering Ethics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28616413/the-condition-of-interdisciplinary-communication-among-various-educational-and-research-departments-of-isfahan-university-of-medical-sciences
#9
Elaheh Mazaheri, Ehsan Geraei, Firoozeh Zare-Farashbandi, Ahmad Papi
BACKGROUND: The study aimed to assess interdisciplinary communication among various Educational and Research Departments of Isfahan University of Medical Sciences (IUMS) in clinical medical sciences using social network analysis. MATERIALS AND METHODS: The study was carried out using scientometrics method and interdisciplinary communication network analysis. Interdisciplinary network of 1298 articles in medical sciences published in Journal of Isfahan Medical School was evaluated using macro- and micro-level criteria of network analysis...
2017: Journal of Education and Health Promotion
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28603585/international-scientific-communications-in-the-field-of-colorectal-tumour-markers
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Krasimir Ivanov, Ivan Donev
AIM: To analyze scientometrically the dynamic science internationalization on colorectal tumour markers as reflected in five information portals and to outline the significant journals, scientists and institutions. METHODS: A retrospective problem-oriented search was performed in Web of Science Core Collection (WoS), MEDLINE, BIOSIS Citation Index (BIOSIS) and Scopus for 1986-2015 as well as in Dervent Innovations Index (Derwent) for 1995-2015. Several specific scientometric parameters of the publication output and citation activity were comparatively analyzed...
May 27, 2017: World Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28566099/health-technology-assessment-the-scientific-career-of-a-policy-concept
#11
Cyril Benoit, Philippe Gorry
OBJECTIVES: The aim of this work was to provide a comprehensive overview of the evolution of the health technology assessment (HTA) concept in the scientific literature through a scientometric approach. METHODS: A literature search was conducted, by selecting publications, as well as news from the media, containing "health technology assessment" in their title, abstracts, or keywords. We then undertook a bibliometric and network analysis on the corpus of 2,865 publications thus obtained...
June 1, 2017: International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28562826/looking-for-attitudes-related-to-amphibian-species-decline-how-are-peer-reviewed-publications-of-education-activities-compared-to-ecological-research
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Roger P Mormul, Tayla D S Mormul, Gustavo M B Santos, Ana R A Santana
Biodiversity decline has been the focus of discussions in the last decade, especially on the amphibian species decline. After a scientometric analysis using international databases, we found that the number of peer-reviewed articles considering education practices related to the theme increased along with the number of ecological researches. However, the increase in ecological researches is much higher than the increase in publications of education practices. Studies suggest that conservation attitudes are important and that education practices are an important tool for improving human perceptions on this subject...
May 2017: Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciências
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28504619/standard-area-diagrams-for-aiding-severity-estimation-scientometrics-pathosystems-and-methodological-trends-in-the-last-25-years
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Emerson M Del Ponte, Sarah J Pethybridge, Clive H Bock, Sami J Michereff, Franklin J Machado, Piérri Spolti
Standard area diagrams (SAD) have long been used as a tool to aid the estimation of plant disease severity, an essential variable in phytopathometry. Formal validation of SAD was not considered prior to the early 1990s, when considerable effort began to be invested developing SAD and assessing their value for improving accuracy of estimates of disease severity in many pathosystems. Peer-reviewed literature post-1990 was identified, selected, and cataloged in bibliographic software for further scrutiny and extraction of scientometric, pathosystem-related, and methodological-related data...
July 27, 2017: Phytopathology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28479969/contribution-of-health-researches-in-national-knowledge-production-a-scientometrics-study-on-15-year-research-products-of-iran
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Shirin Djalalinia, Niloofar Peykari, Monir Baradaran Eftekhari, Zahra Sobhani, Reza Laali, Omid Ali Qorbani, Shahin Akhondzadeh, Reza Malekzadeh, Asghar Ebadifar
BACKGROUND: Researchers, practitioners, and policymakers call for updated valid evidence to monitor, prevent, and control of alarming trends of health problems. To respond to these needs, health researches provide the vast multidisciplinary scientific fields. We quantify the national trends of health research outputs and its contribution in total science products. METHODS: We systematically searched Scopus database with the most coverage in health and biomedicine discipline as the only sources for multidisciplinary citation reports, for all total and health-related publications, from 2000 to 2014...
2017: International Journal of Preventive Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28466043/scientometric-analysis-of-research-on-zika-virus
#15
Nirmal Singh
The research productivity on Zika virus (ZV) had been evaluated applying scientometrics. The different aspects of scientific literature on the subject under study accessible through 'Scopus' were explored. An advanced search was conducted in the database for 'Zika' and 'Virus' as main operators for analytical purposes. Search terms were connected using Boolean Operator 'AND' to retrieve relevant records. The search results were further filtered for journals articles. A total of 573 ZV associated records were retrieved including 6 duplicate items, after deleting which the relevant results remained 567...
September 2016: Virusdisease
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28465812/breast-cancer-research-in-iran-a-scientometric-analysis-of-publications-output-from-1991-to-2015-in-scopus
#16
Mozhdeh Zarei, Mohammad Iraj Bagheri-Saweh, Masoud Rasolabadi, Ronak Vakili, Jamal Seidi, Marya Maryam Kalhor, Farshid Etaee, Alireza Gharib
INTRODUCTION: As a common type of malignancy, breast cancer is one of the major causes of death in women globally. The purpose of the current study was to analyze Iran research performance on Breast Cancer in the context of national and international studies, shown in the publications indexed in Scopus database during 1991-2015. METHODS: Data were retrieved from the Scopus citation database in this scientometric study. The following string was employed; "breast cancer OR breast malignancy OR breast tumor OR mammary ductal carcinoma" keywords in the main title, abstract and keywords and Iran in the affiliation field were the main related keywords...
February 2017: Electronic Physician
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28435812/scientometrics-on-public-health-research-in-iran-increase-of-area-studies-despite-embargoes-a-review-article
#17
REVIEW
Brice Poreau
BACKGROUND: Due to embargoes and sanctions from 1979 until 2015, impact on scientific research in Iran may be critical. Public health is the main example of this burning point. In this paper, the aim was to map the scientific research in public health in Iran until 2014 with area studies as well as networks of countries involved. METHODS: We used bibliographic analyses using VOS viewer software for network analysis during the period 1975-2014. Two databases were used: Web of Science and PubMed...
March 2017: Iranian Journal of Public Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28423090/scientometrics-of-zoonoses-transmitted-by-the-giant-african-snail-achatina-fulica-bowdich-1822
#18
Gilberto Cezar Pavanelli, Mirian Ueda Yamaguchi, Elaine Alves Calaça, Fabrício Hiroiuki Oda
The dissemination of the giant African snail Achatina fulica in several countries has triggered a great number of studies on the mollusk, including those on zoonoses related to health in humans. The current research is a scientific survey on articles published in four databases, namely, PubMed, Bireme, Scielo and Lilacs. Results indicate that Brazil has a prominent position in international scientific production on this subject, with focus on Angiostrongylus cantonensis occurrences.
April 13, 2017: Revista do Instituto de Medicina Tropical de São Paulo
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28392812/pubmed-indexed-dental-publications-from-iran-a-scientometric-study
#19
Saeed Asgary, Sedigheh Sabbagh, Alireza Sarraf Shirazi, Maryam Ahmadyar, Arash Shahravan, Mohammad Sadegh Ahmad Akhoundi
OBJECTIVES: Scientometric methods and the resulting citations have been applied to investigate the scientific performance of a nation. The present study was designed to collect the statistical information of dental articles by Iranian authors published in PubMed. MATERIALS AND METHODS: We searched the PubMed database for dental articles of Iranian authors until June 31, 2015. All abstracts were manually reviewed in order to exclude false retrievals. The number of articles per dental subspecialties, distribution of research designs, Scopus/Google Scholar citation of each article, number of authors and affiliation of the first/corresponding author were extracted and transferred to Microsoft Excel...
June 2016: Journal of Dentistry of Tehran University of Medical Sciences
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28372893/polycystic-ovary-syndrome-analysis-of-the-global-research-architecture-using-density-equalizing-mapping
#20
Dörthe Brüggmann, Lea Berges, Doris Klingelhöfer, Jan Bauer, Michael Bendels, Frank Louwen, Jenny Jaque, David A Groneberg
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is the most common cause of female infertility worldwide. Although the related research output is constantly growing, no detailed global map of the scientific architecture has so far been created encompassing quantitative, qualitative, socioeconomic and gender aspects. We used the NewQIS platform to assess all PCOS-related publications indexed between 1900 and 2014 in the Web of Science, and applied density equalizing mapping projections, scientometric techniques and economic benchmarking procedures...
March 21, 2017: Reproductive Biomedicine Online
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