Discovering Research Themes of Institutes’ Research Work

TitleDiscovering Research Themes of Institutes’ Research Work
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2012
AuthorsSaeed-Ul-Hassan, and R. Ichise
JournalIPSJ SIG Technical Report
Date Published2012

This paper discovers the research themes of institutes’ research work using analysis of scientific literature. The proposed methodology creates research profiles of the institutes  y aggregating citations of highly cited works and then clusters the documents that cite those works to determine the impact, in that area of the research. Research themes are identified by clustering author defied keywords. The approach is demonstrated on several Japanese institutes in the field of Nanotechnology. The analytical techniques discussed in this paper can discover niche focus of institutes’ research. This information can be very useful for the research administrators, funding agencies, and institutes leaders to understand the research structure of institutes in order to support resource allocation decisions.

Refereed DesignationRefereed
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