Information Epidemics and the Transformation of Science

Authors

  • Christine Dufour University of Montreal
  • Albert N. Tabah University of Montreal

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.29173/cais426

Abstract

The purpose of the present paper is to characterize the literatures of information epidemics, to analyze how the intellectual structure of a research specialty is transformed as a result of a major discovery, and to describe how scientists respond to rapidly changing conditions in their specialty. A recent study of the physics literature in the 1970s and 1980s has identified high temperature. . .

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Published

2013-10-23

How to Cite

Dufour, C., & Tabah, A. N. (2013). Information Epidemics and the Transformation of Science. Proceedings of the Annual Conference of CAIS / Actes Du congrès Annuel De l’ACSI. https://doi.org/10.29173/cais426

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