BibTex format

author = {Clough, JR and Evans, TS},
doi = {10.1016/j.physa.2015.12.053},
journal = {Physica A, 448 (2016) 235-247},
title = {What is the dimension of citation space?},
url = {},
year = {2016}

RIS format (EndNote, RefMan)

AB - Citation networks represent the flow of information between agents. They areconstrained in time and so form directed acyclic graphs which have a causalstructure. Here we provide novel quantitative methods to characterise thatstructure by adapting methods used in the causal set approach to quantumgravity by considering the networks to be embedded in a Minkowski spacetime andmeasuring its dimension using Myrheim-Meyer and Midpoint-scaling estimates. Weillustrate these methods on citation networks from the arXiv, supreme courtjudgements from the USA, and patents and find that otherwise similar citationnetworks have measurably different dimensions. We suggest that thesedifferences can be interpreted in terms of the level of diversity or narrownessin citation behaviour.
AU - Clough,JR
AU - Evans,TS
DO - 10.1016/j.physa.2015.12.053
PY - 2016///
TI - What is the dimension of citation space?
T2 - Physica A, 448 (2016) 235-247
UR -
UR -
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