timeslice {bibliometrix}R Documentation

Bibliographic data frame time slice

Description

Divide a bibliographic data frame into time slice

Usage

timeslice(M, breaks = NA, k = 5)

Arguments

M

is a bibliographic data frame obtained by the converting function convert2df. It is a data matrix with cases corresponding to manuscripts and variables to Field Tag in the original SCOPUS and Clarivate Analytics WoS file.

breaks

is a numeric vector of two or more unique cut points.

k

is an integer value giving the number of intervals into which the data frame is to be cut. k is used only in case breaks argument is not provided. The default is k = 5.

Value

the value returned from split is a list containing the data frames for each sub-period.

See Also

convert2df to import and convert an ISI or SCOPUS Export file in a bibliographic data frame.

biblioAnalysis function for bibliometric analysis.

summary to obtain a summary of the results.

plot to draw some useful plots of the results.

Examples

 
data(scientometrics, package = "bibliometrixData")

list_df <- timeslice(scientometrics, breaks = c(1995, 2005))

names(list_df)


[Package bibliometrix version 3.1.4 Index]