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Carl Boettiger
Anyone know good sources of data/graphs to highlight information explosion in science (partic. bioinformatics) # of published papers, scientific software on cran/sourceforge/github, entries in genbank, etc, over time?
Nucleic Acid Research - Database issue 2010 http://nar.oxfordjournals.org/content... - joergkurtwegner
Paragraph 2 here (http://www.sennoma.net/main...) might be some use. - Bill Hooker
science in an exponential world http://www.nature.com/nature... - joergkurtwegner
Finally, naming scientific information overload is easy, preventing a scientific filter failure is more difficult http://bit.ly/4QVQzk - joergkurtwegner
@jkw, I don't know how I missed it -- perhaps you are only in my RSS feeds since after Jan 2009 -- but that is a very nice blog post! - Bill Hooker
you can ask data from sourceforge here: http://www.nd.edu/~oss... - Pierre Lindenbaum
PPI networks in DIP and Metabolic pathways in KEGG over the last decade : http://www.nature.com/nrm... - Khader Shameer
Yearly growth of protein structures in PDB : http://www.rcsb.org/pdb... - Khader Shameer
What about figures 1 and 2 in http://researchanalytics.thomsonreuters.com/m... ? Also http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc... (similar to what Joe pointed out in the first comment). - Daniel Mietchen
See growth of biological databases http://bytesizebio.net/index... via http://ff.im/o7ZmH - joergkurtwegner