Research areas

  • B Philosophy (General)
  • QC Physics
  • Z665 Library Science. Information Science

Research interests

Main research areas

Models, mathematical, non-linear, dynamic

  • Social change as search in complex knowledge landscapes – framework  G_O_E_THE (Geometrically Oriented Evolutionary THEories) and interactive simulations (EVOLINO)
  • Complex networks
  • Science dynamics and science development
  • Innovation dynamics and technological change
  • Emergence of norms in social groups and learning strategies under uncertainty
  • Emergence of new scientific fields, scientific careers and field mobility
  • Evolution of knowledge organization systems (Wikipedia categories, UDC)
  • Evolution of scholarly communication and the future of libraries and archives
  • Modelling the use of competences for problem solving

Measurement, indicators

  • Scientometrics; Science, technology and innovation indicators (including webindicators)
  • Matthew effect of science
  • Societal impact of research
  • Baseline statistics applied to metadata of collections, user behaviour


  • Science maps
  • Knowledge maps for collections
  • Visual enhanced interfaces to collections of libraries and archives


  • Theoretical physics; statistical physics; socio and econophysics, infophysics
  • Philosophy of science, science history and science and technology studies(sts)
  • Scientometrics
  • Information Sciences

Research output

  1. Classifying KOSs: The Use of Dahlberg’s ICC in the DANS KOS Observatory (KOSo)

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaperScientific

  2. Searching Data: A Review of Observational Data Retrieval Practices in Selected Disciplines

    Research output: Contribution to journal/periodicalArticleScientificpeer-review

  3. Composers and musical ‘works’ in the Linked Open Data Cloud

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaperScientificpeer-review

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    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventConferenceAcademic

  2. EURO-PAR 2019

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventConferenceAcademic

  3. Visual Analytics of the DARIAH in-kind contributions

    Activity: Talk or presentationAcademic

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