Graphic: Accessing Knowledge with Visualization

Analysis, ICT-IT, Innovation, Multinational Plus, Processing, Strategy-Holistic Coherence, Tribes, True Cost
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Börner, K., Chen, C., & Boyack, K. W. (2003). Visualizing knowledge domains. Annual Review of
Information Science and Technology
37, 179-255.

Phi Beta Iota:  The sophistication of advanced analytics in selected sectors of the private world is at least an order of magnitude greater than that to be found within government.   The next level beyond this is the mapping of who knows who in the field–those who do not publish but have “ground truth” knowledge that is priceless.  In the above example, information retrieval yields far less than information visualization, and even less than the various methods combined.  All of the above is severely limited for being primarily in English.  China has created its own citation analysis index, and others such as Brazil surely have their own methods, but there is no global “all languages” knowledge visualization, retrieval, and integration schematic.  In the areas of indigenous knowledge, just now being appreciated by ethnocentric studies, the situation is even worse.

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