(Onyacha et al. forthcoming) investigates, through an analysis of the published literature, the notion held by several people that HIV/AIDS in Africa is unique. An investigation (Chigwedere et al. 2008 ) from the Harvard School of Public Health identified
to be lacking in the literature.
Particular interest is drawn here towards the research fields of the doctorate awardees. Following Ziman ( 1994 )—there are still vast research areas of open fields while there are also areas that are quite
safety research, a group of researchers from Canada and France analyzed publications of over 70 years of biological safety publications by co-word analysis. They developed a software, LEXIMAPPE, for extracting co-occurrence of words in the literature. The
abundant literature, 1 is not the only way. A novel family of citation normalization reverses the point of view, by correcting the variability where it appears, the referencing behavior. Among forerunning works of citing-side normalization, Small and
) . A third limitation is that there is no normalization for the different referencing characteristics of different segments of the literature: a citation received by a biochemistry journal, in a field noted for its large number of references and short