CUI Anyong

Family Tree of Internet Studies

Demo / Github

I did the project for Web Mining Lab of City University of HK. The project visualized the landscape of Internet studies during 2000-2009 based on the paper by our lab members.

The tools we used include Processing, R and Phothoshop.

About the Paper

What does ‘Internet studies’ entail as a field of social science research? We aim to answer the question by mapping research themes, theorization and methodology of Internet studies based on 27,000+ articles published in SSCI and A&HCI journals over the last 10 years. In analyzing the articles, we adopt a ‘bottom-up’ approach – classifying keywords of the Internet studies without any a priori categorization – to identify the boundaries, major divisions, and basic elements of the field talis qualis...

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