Map of Science

This map represents the relationships among and between 22 million documents - mapofscience.com

Science mapping, at its most basic, is a combination of classification and visualization.

This map represents the relationships among and between 22 million documents – 20 million scientific and technical articles, and 2 million patents from 1996-2011. It was created by clustering the documents using a combination of citation analysis and text mining.

This map portrays the structure and dynamics of science and technology at a highly detailed level, with over 200,000 clusters of documents, each of which may last anywhere from two to sixteen years.

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