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12 - Subject classification concept pages

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 tile shows the number of articles indexed under your selected subject classification.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. The top organisations tile shows which organisation has 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.
  6. The Journal and Conference tiles show which journals and conferences have published the most articles on this concept.
  7. The Related controlled terms tile shows other related terms that may also be of interest.
  8. 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.