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Map of Knowledge

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The New York Times posted a “Map of Knowledge“:

There are a variety of disciplines, including Hydrology, Geology, Minerology (maybe Mineralogy), and Statistics. I am not sure why the first three all are at the very edge of the map, and not connected. The original source of the map is at the Los Alamos National Laboratory. Neither am I sure what all the dots really represent. This might give a rough idea:

It is based on electronic data searches in which users moved from one journal to another, thus establishing associations between them.

Written by Claus

March 19th, 2009 at 8:05 am

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