Turning Points

The Nature of Creativity

Authors: Chen, Chaomei

  • Explains a wide range of complex phenomena in a consistent and simple concept
  • Introduces an explanatory and computational theory of transformational scientific discovery
  • Demonstrates a comprehensive use of a visual analytic tool for detecting emerging trends and patterns in scientific literature
  • Presents a collection of compelling case studies from the real world
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"Turning Points: The Nature of Creativity" discusses theories and methods focusing on a critical concept of intellectual turning points in the context of critical thinking, scientific discovery, and problem solving in general. This book introduces a novel analytical and experimental system that provides not only new ways for retrospective studies of scientific change but also for characterizing transformative potentials of prospective scientific contributions.
The book is intended for scientists and researchers in the fields of information science and computer science.
Dr. Chaomei Chen is an Associate Professor at the College of Information Science and Technology, Drexel University, USA.

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eBook $119.00
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Hardcover $159.00
price for USA
valid through November 5, 2017
  • ISBN 978-3-642-19159-6
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Online orders shipping within 2-3 days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Turning Points
Book Subtitle
The Nature of Creativity
Authors
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Higher Education Press,Beijing and Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Distribution Rights
Distribution rights in China: Higher Education Press
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-19160-2
DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-19160-2
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-642-19159-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
300
Number of Illustrations and Tables
30 b/w illustrations, 50 illustrations in colour
Additional Information
Jointly published with Higher Education Press
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