My specific interest in citation data for historical research has focused on the role of the computer in constructing historical “maps.” The development of many sophisticated computer programs employing the critical path methodology for the Project Evaluation Review Technique (PER’Q 18.19 stimulated the further pursuit of the now proposed technique in which the computer actually draws the topological network diagrams which show the chronological and derivational relationships between Scientflc papers and therefore scientific discoveries.

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