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Title
A preliminary investigation on diffusion through a layered system
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Abstract
We introduce layered systems such as the citations-citing authors-citing institutes-citing countries one. Diffusion of scientific ideas flows through such layered systems. Our contribution contains three main topics: a fractional counting system for the number of different units in a layer; the fractional number of items of the same type, i.e. in the same layer, over which ideas have been diffused; and the evenness of diffusion over different layers. In this way we construct a coherent system to measure the extent to which scientific ideas are diffused. (C) 2012 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
Language
English
Source (journal)
Journal of informetrics. - Amsterdam
Publication
Amsterdam : 2012
ISSN
1751-1577
Volume/pages
6:2(2012), p. 177-191
ISI
000301364100003
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UAntwerpen
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Creation 18.04.2012
Last edited 09.05.2017
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