bibliographic coupling


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bibliographic coupling

The citing by 2 papers/written reports of one or more of the same articles. The more articles cited in common, the stronger the subject relationship of one to another.
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Such relations are established by the thematic linkage that can be measured and described not only with the help of bibliographic coupling and coword and cocitation analysis, but also through the coauthorship or copublication relationship.
In a recent paper, Glanzel & Czerwon (1996) have pointed to classical information retrieval as one possible field of application of bibliographic coupling techniques.
This allows citation links to be used to establish frequency patterns of co-citation or bibliographic coupling, and thus they are more objective in studying the unity of science from a global perspective.
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