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A decade of research in Statistics: a topic model approach
Francesca De Battisti, Alfio Ferrara, Silvia Salini

Last modified: 2013-06-14


In this paper the international statistical literature of the last thirteen years is analyzed. Our aim is to understand on one side what are the most common topics, on the other side, where they are more developed and by whom. We want also to know how the topics are interconnected and how they evolved. For this purpose we use Scopus as bibliometric database, in particular the papers published in 16 journals that are representative for the statistical literature. For the analysis, we apply Topic Model approach.

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