'Big Data? as an Emergent Field of Inquiry: A Bibliometric Perspective on Social Science Work in this Area

Martin S. Meyer, Wolfgang Glänzel, K. Grant

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Abstract

Big data has become the buzz word in recent years. It is topic of interest to a multitude of players, be it government or industry, academics or the public at large. This paper offers a bibliometric perspective on the related social science literature. We analyse the emergent literature in the field, offering a general overview of developments and then an analysis on areas of particular interest. Our analysis points to signs of emergent differentiation.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 2014

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