Turning Points

The Nature of Creativity

By Chaomei Chen

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This book focuses on a critical concept of intellectual turning points in the context of critical thinking, scientific discovery, and problem solving. The author presents a novel analytical and experimental system that applies to both past and future data.

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  • ISBN13: 978-3-6421-9159-6
  • 300 Pages
  • User Level: Science
  • Publication Date: March 20, 2012
  • Available eBook Formats: PDF
  • eBook Price: $139.00
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'Turning Points: The Nature of Creativity' discusses theories and methods focusing on a critical concept of intellectual turning points in the context of critical thinking, scientific discovery, and problem solving in general. This book introduces a novel analytical and experimental system that provides not only new ways for retrospective studies of scientific change but also for characterizing transformative potentials of prospective scientific contributions. The book is intended for scientists and researchers in the fields of information science and computer science. Dr. Chaomei Chen is an Associate Professor at the College of Information Science and Technology, Drexel University, USA.
Table of Contents

Table of Contents

  1. Turning Points.
  2. Saliency and Novelty.
  3. Informetics.
  4. Visual Analytics.
  5. Case Studies.
  6. Research Agenda.
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