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    Exploring the E-science Knowledge Base through co-citation analysis

    Mustafee, N. and Bessis, N. and Taylor, S.J.E. and Sotiriadis, Stelios (2013) Exploring the E-science Knowledge Base through co-citation analysis. Procedia Computer Science 19 , 586 - 593. ISSN 1877-0509.

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    Abstract

    E-Science is the “science of this age”; it is realized through collaborative scientific enquiry which requires utilization of non-trivial amounts of computing resources and massive data sets. In this paper we explore the e-Science knowledge base through co-citation analysis of extant literature. Our objective is to use the knowledge domain visualization software CiteSpace to identifying the turning point articles and authors. In other words, our analysis is not solely based on tabulating the frequency of co-cited articles and authors, but the identification of landmark articles and authors irrespective of their co-citation count. The dataset for this analysis is downloaded from the ISI Web of Science and includes approx. 1000 articles. It is expected that this paper will be an important source of reference for academics and researchers working in the area of e-Science and its three technology enablers - grid computing, desktop grids and cloud computing.

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    Item Type: Article
    Additional Information: The 4th International Conference on Ambient Systems, Networks and Technologies (ANT 2013), the 3rd International Conference on Sustainable Energy Information Technology (SEIT-2013)
    Keyword(s) / Subject(s): e-Science, co-citation analysis, grid computing, desktop grid computing, cloud computing
    School: Birkbeck Schools and Departments > School of Business, Economics & Informatics > Computer Science and Information Systems
    Research Centre: Birkbeck Knowledge Lab
    Depositing User: Stelios Sotiriadis
    Date Deposited: 18 Sep 2018 13:03
    Last Modified: 27 Jul 2019 07:39
    URI: http://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/21828

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