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bibliometric analysis

The use of statistical methods in the analysis of a body of literature to reveal the historical development of subject fields and patterns of authorship, publication, and use. Formerly called statistical bibliography.
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  • informetrics
  • bibliometrics
  • scientometrics
  • statistical bibliography
  • bibliometric methods
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