Encyclopedia of Social Network Analysis and Mining

Living Edition
| Editors: Reda Alhajj, Jon Rokne

Scholarly Network Analysis

Living reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-7163-9_249-1

Synonyms

Glossary

Node (in scholarly networks)

Units such as words, papers, patents, authors, journals, institutions, fields, and countries

Edge (in scholarly networks)

Citation, co-citation, co-word, coauthor, bibliographic coupling, hybrid, or heterogeneous relations

Scholarly network

The combination of edge properties and node properties defines a scholarly network

Macro-level approach

Statistics that are used to identify the global structural features of networks, including component, bicomponent, shortest distance, clustering coefficient, degree distribution, and error and attack tolerance

Meso-level approach

Approaches that focus on the behaviors of a group of actors, including topic identification and community detection

Microlevel approach

Indicators that are useful to understand individual node’s power, stratification,...

Keywords

Entropy Coherence Stratification Metaphor 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.College of Computing and InformaticsDrexel UniversityPhiladelphiaUSA
  2. 2.School of Informatics and ComputingIndiana UniversityBloomingtonUSA