Inspec Analytics

14 - Subject classification concept pages

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The Concept Pages tell you everything you need to know about an Inspec subject classification code.

All Inspec articles are assigned several 'controlled terms' – subject keywords – which the article is about. Additionally, several 'subject classification codes' are assigned, which are generally more specific than controlled terms, and also place it on a detailed hierarchy - differentiating between, for example 'Statistics' for differential geometry, within Physics, or 'statistics' for Electrical Engineering, or Computing, or Mechanical Engineering. This contextualisation gives far greater meaning to a keyword than just a single controlled term.

Understanding the view

  1. The subject classification you are currently viewing.
  2. This line graph shows the number of articles indexed with your selected subject classification over time. Hover over each point to see the number of articles.
  3. This tile shows the number of articles indexed under your selected subject classification.
  4. This line graph shows the change of research output as a percentage between the selected years.
  5. These tiles show the other controlled terms and subject classifications that are frequently applied alongside your selected subject. The number shows how many articles are indexed under both terms and the bar indicates this as a proportion. Click on a term to jump to its Concept Page.
    1. Click on the controlled term heading to view and compare all co-occurring terms on the co-occurring controlled terms page
    2. Click on the subject classifications heading to view and compare all co-occurring subject classifications on the co-occurring subject classifications page
  6. The top organisations tile shows which organisation have published the most articles in your selected subject. The ranking is based on number of articles indexed in Inspec.
    1. Click on an organisation name to visit the Organisation Profile.
    2. Click on the heading to see all organisations publishing on this subject on the Subject Classifications Organisations Page.
  7. The Journals and Conferences tiles show which journals and conferences have published the most articles on this concept.
    1. Click on the journals heading to view and compare all journals on the journals page.
    2. Click on the conferences heading to view and compare all conferences on the conferences page.
  8. The Related controlled terms tile shows other related terms that may also be of interest.
  9. The Related subject classifications tiles show the "parent" subject (less specific), "siblings" (related subjects) and "child" subjects (more specific). Click on a subject to jump to the Concept Page for that subject.

Exporting your insights

Click on "Export as PDF" at the top of the page to download your current view. The PDF includes a link to your view so you can return directly to the data in the future.

Inspec Analytics subject classifications concept pages video