Histcite HistCite is a software package used for bibliometric analysis and information visualization. It was developed by Eugene Garfield, the founder of the Institute for Scientific Information and the inventor of important information retrieval tools such as Current Contents and the Science Citation Index. Purpose The main purpose of the software is to make it easier for individuals to perform bibliometric analysis and visualization tasks. Bibliometric analysis is the use of the bibliographic information (titles, authors, dates, author addresses, references, etc.) that describe published items to measure and otherwise study various aspects of a specific field of scholarly endeavor. ‘Visual Vivencias’ to understand subjectivity and affective connection in young children In order to understand young children, in this case, the focus child, Silvana’s subjective sense and how she relates to others, visual narratives are used to account and exemplify how babies make affective connections. Affective connections with significant others are made through symbolic senses and productions through gestures, gaze, touch, postures and tone of voice babies connect to others. The following case examples were selected because as Vygotsky (1998) explains they were identified as being of unique type, were nonverbal interactions and forced a maximum interaction between adults and infants. Case example 1: affective connection
Female Orgasm Captured In Brain Scan Animation Scientists have created the world's first video animation of the female orgasm, using a series of brain scan images. To capture the brain activity, researchers monitored a woman's brain as she lay in a functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) scanner and stimulated herself. Psychologists at Rutgers University in New Jersey, where the study was conducted, hope the research will help them to understand the reasons why some men and women cannot reach sexual climax. Researcher, Professor Barry Komisaruk, who presented the findings at the Society for Neuroscience annual meeting in Washington DC on Monday, told the Guardian: "The general aim of this research is to understand how the orgasm builds up from genital stimulation and what parts of the brain become recruited and finally build up into an orgasm." The animation is made up of a sequence of brain scans of Nan Wise, a 54-year-old PhD student and sex therapist in Komisaruk's lab.
The New Cartographers: The rise of mapping & augmented intelligence Every year the Cartography and Geographic Information Society holds a competition – the equivalent of the Academy Awards for maps — for the best map of the United States. While it’s often won by one of the major players in the mapping world, like the US Census bureau, in 2010 it was won by a one-man shop run by David Imus of Eugene Oregon. Imus’s map differed not just in the scale of operation, but in the very way he went about constructing it. Traditional map-makers make use of algorithms to position labels, size towns and arrange points of interest, and they farm out the rest of the work to teams in India to manually fill in. While Imus’ map was constructed on a computer it didn’t use algorithms, leading to Imus toiling 6,000 hours, 7 days a week, for two years, obsessing over font types, state boundary colors and things like what symbol to use for airports. The little touches made the difference – the map was beautiful.
PROJ.4 2015-05-27: IMPORTANT NOTICE! proj.4 bugs are now managed on GitHub. This Trac instance has been made read-only. Issue tracker is at: The source code can be found at: The Wiki is at: Publish or Perish on GNU/Linux You can install and use the Publish or Perish software on Intel-based GNU/Linux and other Unix-like systems with the aid of the Wine compatibility layer. We have verified that Publish or Perish operates correctly with the versions of Wine 1.1 and later. Please use the instructions below to install Wine and Publish or Perish on your GNU/Linux or other supported system. How to cite the Publish or Perish software If you are using the Publish or Perish software in one of your research articles or otherwise want to refer to it, please use the following format: Harzing, A.W. (2007) Publish or Perish, available from
getSharedSiteSession?rc=1&redirect= Background and aims Endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR) is a well-established method for the removal of neoplastic polyps throughout the GI tract. EMR typically involves insufflation of the lumen using air or CO2, followed by submucosal lifting of a polyp to minimize the risk of deep tissue injury and perforation, followed by hot-snare polypectomy. Underwater endoscopic mucosal resection (UEMR) is a new technique that uses water to enable lesion visualization in a lumen that is not distended by air or CO2, followed by piecemeal hot-snare resection of large mucosally-based neoplasms.
Creating Concept Maps A concept map is a picture of our understanding of something. It is a diagram illustrating how sets of concepts are related. Concept maps are made up of webs of terms (nodes) related by verbs (links) to other terms (nodes). The purpose of a concept map is to represent (on a single visual plane) a person’s mental model of a concept. Google Scholar - a new data source for citation analysis Prof. Anne-Wil Harzing, University of Melbourne Web: www.harzing.com Email: firstname.lastname@example.org © Copyright 2007-2008 Anne-Wil Harzing. All rights reserved. What topics science lovers link to the most Hilary Mason, chief scientist at bitly, examined links to 600 science pages and the pages that those people visited next: The results revealed which subjects were strongly and weakly associated. Chemistry was linked to almost no other science. Biology was linked to almost all of them. Health was tied more to business than to food. But why did fashion connect strongly to physics?
Knowledge Integration Map A Knowledge Integration Map (KIM) is a discipline-specific form of concept map. Concept maps are a form of node-link diagram for organizing and representing connections between ideas as a semantic network. KIMs consist of concepts and labeled arrows. Different from traditional concept maps, KIMs divide the drawing area into discipline-specific areas, for example in biology into genotype/phenotype. Overview
Citation analysis tool – Google Scholar This is one of a series of posts describing tools that are available for citation analysis. For other tools see here. Google Scholar is the ‘academic’ version of the popular Google search engine. It covers scholarly literature from a range of sources, including “academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites” (Google, 2011). What Google doesn’t tell us are the names of these sources (i.e. which publishers, journals etc. are harvested) or the frequency of updates.