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GIS Research in India from 1991-2014: A Bibliometric Contemplation

The study investigates the growth of Geographical Information System (GIS) research publication contributions made by Indian scientists during the period 1991-2014. The source considered is the Web of Science (WoS) database, together with Bibliometric analysis techniques. All items provided by WoS have been taken into account in the analysis (journal papers, conference proceedings, etc.). This Bibliometric analysis summarizes output, categorical, geographical, and institutional patterns, as well as research hotspots in GIS studies. This study finds out that GIS experienced notable 9750% growth in the past two decades, the qualitative parameters of this growth are depicted in this paper along with the quantitative factors analysed through Bibliometric tools and techniques.

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