Research on Visual Analysis of Big Data Based on CiteSpace III

Xuehong ZHANG


This paper makes visual analysis on big data retrieval literature by using the information visualization tool CiteSpace III and the Web of Science™ core collection as data sources. The spatial and temporal distribution, research focus, major fields of study, research fronts and evolution paths on the research field of big data were analyzed by knowledge maps and literature research. The results of the research show that the research focus in the future may include Hadoop Distributed File System, Hadoop Database, performance evaluation and medical research.


Big data; CiteSpace III; Research focus; Evolution paths; Visualization

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