[Updated on Apr. 18] Integration of CiNii Articles into CiNii Research

Comparison of Interdisciplinarity among Domains: From the Viewpoint of the Diversity of Researchers’ Fields of Specialization

DOI
  • TAKEI Chizuko
    Graduate School of Library, Information and Media Studies, University of Tsukuba
  • YOSHIKANE Fuyuki
    Faculty of Library, Information and Media Science, University of Tsukuba
  • ITSUMURA Hiroshi
    Faculty of Library, Information and Media Science, University of Tsukuba

Bibliographic Information

Other Title
  • 学際性の分野間比較:研究者の専門分野の多様性に着目して
  • ガクサイセイ ノ ブンヤ カン ヒカク : ケンキュウシャ ノ センモン ブンヤ ノ タヨウセイ ニ チャクモク シテ

Search this article

Abstract

<p>We analyze the interdisciplinarity of domains from the two points of view focusing on the diversity of researchers’ fields of specialization: (1) the variety of researchers’ fields of specialization and (2) the dispersion of the number of researchers among fields of specialization. The target domains, which we compare in this study, are informatics, environmental science, mathematics, biomedical engineering, history, and management studies. As for (1), we investigate the number of different fields of specialization for not only the targeted domain as a whole but also each researcher and article. As for (2), we evaluate balance in the dispersion with Simpson’s D and Shannon’s H’. The results of comparison depend on indices and aggregation levels.</p>

Journal

Citations (0)*help

See more

References(0)*help

See more

Related Articles

See more

Related Data

See more

Related Books

See more

Related Dissertations

See more

Related Projects

See more

Related Products

See more

Details

Report a problem

Back to top