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Part 4: First Iteration of Exhibit (2005): The Power of Maps

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First Iteration of Exhibit (2005): The Power of Maps


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Overview of the first iteration: Elisha F. Hardy (design), Katy Börner (concept), Indiana University.


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Cosmographia World Map



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Mare Indicvm, from the Ulm edition of Cosmographia. Courtesy of the Lilly Library, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN.



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Ptolemy (woodcut) from the collection of the James Ford Bell Library, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN.


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Nova Anglia, Novvm Belgivm et Virginia


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Smith’s map of Virginia is a public domain image; assistance from Kristin Lehner at George Mason University.


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Nova Anglia Novvm Belgivm et Virginia courtesy of the Library of Congress, Geography and Map Division.


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A New Map of the Whole World with the Trade Winds According to Ye Latest and Most Exact Observations


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Moll Map detail courtesy of the Lilly Library, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN.


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A New Map of the Whole World with the Trade Winds courtesy of the David Rumsey Map Collection, Cartography Associates, San Francisco, CA.


84-85

Napoleon’s March to Moscow


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Map, see Tufte 2001. Could this mean 2002? There is no 2001 reference.

Tufte, Virginia, and Dawn Finley. 2002. “Minard’s Sources.” Edward Tufte.com: New ET Writings, Artworks & News. http://www.edwardtufte.com/tufte/minard (accessed April 2, 2007).


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1996 Map of Science: A Network Representation of the 43 Fourth-Level Clusters Based on Data from the 1996 Science Citation Index


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1996 Map of Science courtesy of Henry G. Small, Thomson Reuters.


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Courtesy of Henry G. Small, Thomson Reuters, see also Thomson Reuters 2008. “Highly Cited Multi-Disciplinary Documents” from Thomson Reuters, reproduced by permission.

Thomson Reuters. 2008. “Organic Thin-Film Transistors. A Research Front Map Interview with Professor John A. Rogers.” http://esi-topics.com/otft/interviews/rfm3_JohnARogers.html (accessed August 15, 2009).


Image Credits

Highly Cited Multi-Disciplinary Documents from Thomson Reuters, reproduced by permission.


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Highly Cited Multi-Disciplinary Documents from Thomson Reuters, reproduced by permission.


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Exploring the 1996 Map of Science courtesy of Henry G. Small, Thomson Reuters ISI. See also Thomson Reuters 2008.

Thomson Reuters. 2008. “Organic Thin-Film Transistors. A Research Front Map Interview with Professor John A. Rogers.“ http://esi-topics.com/otft/interviews/rfm3_JohnARogers.html (accessed August 15, 2009).

Date Credits

Map by Henry G. Small, with data sourced from Thomson Reuters.

Science Citation Index (SCI) by Thomson Reuters, 36, 720 highly cited, multidisciplinary papers 1981-1995.

Software Credits

Courtesy of Henry G. Small, Thomson Reuters.


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PhD Thesis Map


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Ph.D. Thesis Map, see Nesbitt 2003.

Nesbitt, Keith V. 2003. “Multi-sensory Display of Abstract Data.” PhD diss., University of Sydney.


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Subway and train maps, see Nesbitt 2004.

Nesbitt, Keith V. 2004. “Getting to More Abstract Places Using the Metro Map Metaphor.” Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Information Visualisation, 488-493. Washington, DC: IEEE Computer Society.

Nesbitt, Keith V. 2004. Ph.D. Thesis Map. Newcastle, Australia. Courtesy of IEEE and Keith V. Nesbitt, Charles Sturt University, Australia; © 2004, IEEE.


Image Credits

Subway and train maps, see Nesbitt 2004.

Nesbitt, Keith V. 2004. “Getting to More Abstract Places Using the Metro Map Metaphor.” Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Information Visualisation, 488-493. Washington, DC: IEEE Computer Society.

Nesbitt, Keith V. 2004. Ph.D. Thesis Map. Newcastle, Australia. Courtesy of IEEE and Keith V. Nesbitt, Charles Sturt University, Australia; © 2004, IEEE.


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Subway and train maps, see Nesbitt 2004.

Nesbitt, Keith V. 2004. “Getting to More Abstract Places Using the Metro Map Metaphor.” Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Information Visualisation, 488-493. Washington, DC: IEEE Computer Society.

Nesbitt, Keith V. 2004. Ph.D. Thesis Map. Newcastle, Australia. Courtesy of IEEE and Keith V. Nesbitt, Charles Sturt University, Australia; © 2004, IEEE.

Software Credits

Microsoft PowerPoint


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Timeline of 60 Years of Anthrax Research Literature


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See Morris and Boyack 2005; courtesy of Steven A. Morris.

Morris, Steven A., and Kevin W. Boyack. 2005. “Visualizing 60 Years of Anthrax Research.” Proceedings of the 10th International Conference of the International Society for Scientometrics and Informetrics, edited by P. Ingwerson and B. Larsen, 45-55. Stockholm: Karolinska University Press.


Image Credits

Technique adapted from Steven A. Morris, see Morris 2005.

Morris, Steven A. 2005. “Unified Mathematical Treatment of Complex Cascaded Bipartite Networks: The Case of Collections of Journal Papers.” PhD diss., Oklahoma State University. http://eprints.rclis.org/4661 (accessed February 10, 2010).


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Papers plotted as circles adapted from Morris and Boyack 2005; courtesy of Steven A. Morris.


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Authors, References, Index Terms graphic courtesy of Steven A. Morris, see also Morris and Yen 2004.

Morris, Steven A., and Gary G. Yen. 2004. “Crossmaps: Visualization of Overlapping Relationships in Collections of Journal Papers.” PNAS 101, Suppl. 1: 5291-5296.

Data Credits

Science Citation Index by Thomson Reuters.

Software Credits

The software is the latest revision of DIVA, which was described in Morris et al. 2002 and Morris and Boyack 2005.


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Treemap View of 2004 Usenet Returnees


Image Credits

See Smith, Marc A. 2004.

Smith, Marc A. 2004. “Netscan: A Social Accounting Search Engine.” Microsoft Corporation: Community Technologies Groups. Previously available at http://netscan.research.microsoft.com.

Data Credits

See Smith, Marc A. 2004.

Smith, Marc A. 2004. “Netscan: A Social Accounting Search Engine.” Microsoft Corporation: Community Technologies Groups. Previously available at http://netscan.research.microsoft.com.

Software Credits

See Smith, Marc A. 2004.

Smith, Marc A. 2004. “Netscan: A Social Accounting Search Engine.” Microsoft Corporation: Community Technologies Groups. Previously available at http://netscan.research.microsoft.com.


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Treemap set up, visualization, and Netscan graphics courtesy of Marc A. Smith, Microsoft Research.


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Treemap set up, visualization, and Netscan graphics courtesy of Marc A. Smith, Microsoft Research.


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Treemap set up, visualization, and Netscan graphics courtesy of Marc A. Smith, Microsoft Research.


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Treemap set up, visualization, and Netscan graphics courtesy of Marc A. Smith, Microsoft Research.


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In Terms of Geography


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In Terms of Geography © 2005, André Skupin; data processing and coding by Shujing Shu.

Data Credits

Association of American Geographers. http://www.aag.org (accessed October 30, 2007).

Software Credits

AbstractMap and other proprietary software by André Skupin. Final rendering executed in ESRI ArcGIS.

Kohonen Neural Networks Research Centre, Helsinki University of Technology. 2010. “A Self-Organizing Map Program.” http://www.cis.hut.fi/research/som_pak (accessed March 15, 2010).


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Graphics of map nodes and applied labels courtesy of André Skupin, all rights reserved.


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Graphics of map nodes and applied labels courtesy of André Skupin, all rights reserved.


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Graphics of map nodes and applied labels courtesy of André Skupin, all rights reserved.


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Graphics of map nodes and applied labels courtesy of André Skupin, all rights reserved.

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Graphics of map nodes and applied labels courtesy of André Skupin, all rights reserved.


Photo, see Skupin 2004, © 2004, IEEE.

Skupin, André. 2004. “The World of Geography: Visualizing a Knowledge Domain with Cartographic Means.” PNAS 101, Suppl. 1: 5274-5278.


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The Structure of Science



Image Credits

Boyack, Kevin W., and Richard Klavans. 2005. “The Structure of Science.” Albuquerque, NM, and Berwyn, PA. Courtesy of Kevin W. Boyack and Richard Klavans, SciTech Strategies, Inc., http://www.mapofscience.com (accessed June 10, 2008)

Data Credits

Science Citation Index and Social Sciences Citation Index by Thomson Reuters.

Software Credits

VxOrd, see Davidson et al. 2001.

Davidson, George S., Brian N. Wylie, and Kevin W. Boyack. 2001. “Cluster Stability and the Use of Noise in Interpretation of Clustering.” Proceedings of IEEE Information Visualization 2001, 23-30. Los Alamitos, CA: IEEE.

VxInsight, see Davidson 1998.

Davidson, George S., B. Hendrickson, David K. Johnson, C. E. Meyers, and Brian N. Wylie. 1998. “Knowledge Mining with VxInsight: Discovery Through Interaction.” Journal of Intelligent Information Systems 11, 3: 259-285.


Image Credits

Boyack, Kevin W., and Richard Klavans. 2005. “The Structure of Science.” Albuquerque, NM, and Berwyn, PA. Courtesy of Kevin W. Boyack and Richard Klavans, SciTech Strategies, Inc., http://www.mapofscience.com (accessed June 10, 2008)


Image Credits

Boyack, Kevin W., and Richard Klavans. 2005. “The Structure of Science.” Albuquerque, NM, and Berwyn, PA. Courtesy of Kevin W. Boyack and Richard Klavans, SciTech Strategies, Inc., http://www.mapofscience.com (accessed June 10, 2008)


Image Credits

Boyack, Kevin W., and Richard Klavans. 2005. “The Structure of Science.” Albuquerque, NM, and Berwyn, PA. Courtesy of Kevin W. Boyack and Richard Klavans, SciTech Strategies, Inc., http://www.mapofscience.com (accessed June 10, 2008)


Image Credits

Boyack, Kevin W., and Richard Klavans. 2005. “The Structure of Science.” Albuquerque, NM, and Berwyn, PA. Courtesy of Kevin W. Boyack and Richard Klavans, SciTech Strategies, Inc., http://www.mapofscience.com (accessed June 10, 2008)

Algorithm visualization, VxOrd, VxInsight, and zoom views courtesy of Kevin W. Boyack and Richard Klavans, SciTech Strategies, Inc., http://www.mapofscience.com (accessed June 10, 2008).

Acknowledgements: This exhibit is supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. IIS-0238261, CHE-0524661, IIS-0534909 and IIS-0715303, the James S. McDonnell Foundation; Thomson Reuters; the Cyberinfrastructure for Network Science Center, University Information Technology Services, and the School of Library and Information Science, all three at Indiana University. Some of the data used to generate the science maps is from the Web of Science by Thomson Reuters and Scopus by Elsevier. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.