Centrality Measures for Bibliometric Network Analysis

계량서지적 네트워크 분석을 위한 중심성 척도에 관한 연구

  • 이재윤 (경기대학교 문헌정보학과)
  • Published : 2006.09.01


Recently, some bibliometric researchers tried to use the centrality analysis methods and the centrality measures which are standard tools in social network analysis. However the traditional centrality measures originated from social network analysis could not deal with weighted networks such as co-citation networks. In this study. new centrality measures for analyzing bibliometric networks with link weights are suggested and applied to three real network data, including an author co-citation network, a co-word network, and a website co-link network. The results of centrality analyses in these three cases can be regarded as Promising the usefulness of suggested centrality measures, especially in analyzing the Position and influence of each node in a bibliometric network.


Bibliometrics;Network Analysis;Centrality Analysis;Centrality Measures;Weighted Networks;Author Co-citation Analysis;Co-word Analysis;Co-link Analysis


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