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Charts tracking usage of 'open data'

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Interactive charts on this page show usage of the term 'open data' in Ariadne articles, tracking usage from 1996 (when publication started) to present (as of most recently published issue).

Data used in these charts is drawn from all articles tagged with 'open data', via our automated tagging system.

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Timeline of references to 'open data'

This data chart includes two timelines:

  • 'articles' timeline tracks the number of articles that mention 'open data' (per date)
  • 'total usage' timeline tracks all references throughout articles to 'open data' (per date)

Relative recency of references to 'open data'

This data chart highlights bands of recency:

  • numbers of articles referring to 'open data' recently (within previous year), mid-term (between one and three years), and longer-term (older than three years)
  • total usage of 'open data' recently (within previous year), mid-term (between one and three years), and longer-term (older than three years)

Top 10: authors most frequently referring to 'open data'

This chart shows up to 10 authors most frequently using this term 'open data'.

  • select author name label (near bottom of each column) to see an overview of all articles by author referring to 'open data'
  • the default view of articles and total usage shows how these authors compare overall
  • de-select the 'articles' label to hide this data set and focus on how these authors compare by total usage of 'open data'
  • de-select the ''total usage' label to hide this data set to focus on how these authors compare by total numbers of articles referring to 'open data'

Long tail: all authors referring to 'open data'

This data chart shows all authors referring to 'open data', ordered by each author's number of articles mentioning this term versus total usage of this term:

  • points in red plot data related to the top 10 authors most frequently referring to 'open data'
  • points in blue plot the (more or less) long tail of other authors also referring to 'open data'
  • vertical axis marks the number of articles by an author referring to 'open data'
  • horizontal axis marks an author's total usage of term 'open data'

Note that darker points in this chart can indicate overlaps where several authors have written the same numbers of articles with the same total usage of this term 'open data'.

Complete list of authors discussing 'open data'

Here is a list of all authors referring to 'open data', ordered by total usage of this term.

  • numbers in parentheses indicate each author's relative distribution in the chart above (total usage / number of articles).
  • author names provide links to overviews of articles by each author discussing 'open data'

marieke guy (29/5), eelco herder (22/1), mathieu d’aquin (22/1), elisabetta parodi (22/1), hendrik drachsler (22/1), stefan dietze (22/1), kirsty pitkin (7/1), alex ball (7/4), sylvie lafortune (5/1), emma nelms (5/1), sarah brown (5/1), philippa broadley (5/1), paula callan (5/1), christopher hart (5/1), stephanie bradbury (5/1), dave pattern (4/1), bryony ramsden (4/1), graham stone (4/1), tore hoel (3/1), tobias blanke (3/1), ann borda (3/1), bridget soulsby (3/1), gaby bright (3/1), andrew cox (2/1), david fuegi (2/1), barbara sen (2/1), kara jones (2/1), andrew walsh (2/1), monika elbert (2/1), shirley keane (2/2), brian kelly (2/2), eddy verbaan (2/1), carmen odell (1/1), adam farquhar (1/1), mike jones (1/1), marlene delhaye (1/1), graeme west (1/1), tertia coetsee (1/1), marion tattersall (1/1), david donald (1/1), rhiannon mcloughlin (1/1), frances boyle (1/1), john lewis (1/1), nikki rogers (1/1), manjula patel (1/1), iain wallace (1/1), simon price (1/1), damian steer (1/1)