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Baltic Journal of Coleopterology
XVth Symposium of Polish Carabidologists
Tatra National Park 04-07.06.2017


Current issue: Volume 18, No. 1 (2018)

Research topics and trends over the past decade (2001-2013) of Baltic Coleopterology using text mining methods

Yuno Do, Jarosław Skłodowski

Do Y., Skłodowski J. 2014. Research topics and trends over the past decade (2001-2013) of Baltic Coleopterology using text mining methods. Baltic J. Coleopterol., 14(1): 1 - 6.

The Baltic Journal of Coleopterology (BJC) is one of the most important and respected literature sources in the field of coleopterology. Over the past decade (2001-2013), 270 articles in 13 volumes of BJC were published on all aspects of beetles (Coleoptera) including faunistics, taxonomy, biogeography, and ecology. For improving our understanding of coleopterology and in guiding the future of BJC, we reviewed the articles in BJC using bibliometric analysis methods of text mining to summarise the research reported in the scientific literature by a set of indicators. Text mining analysis has shown a clear reduction of journal terms and concepts to two knowledge domains dealing with taxonomy and ecology. In addition, carabid community and distribution subjects were continuously contributed to the journal while relatively new topics such as landscape preference and modeling arose significantly since 2009.

KeyWords : bibliometrics, text mining, topic modeling, VOSviewer

Yuno Do. Department of Biological Sciences, Pusan National University, Busan 609-735, Republic of Korea, E-mail: doyunho@gmail.com
Yuno Do, Jarosław Skłodowski. Department of Forest Protection and Ecology, Warsaw University of Life Sciences, Nowoursynowska 159, 02-776 Warszawa, Poland. E-mail: sklodowski@wl.sggw.pl

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