Analysis of Research Trends in Agricultural Engineering

Sławomir Francik , Adrian Knapczyk , Jarosław Frączek , Zbigniew Ślipek

Abstract

Nowadays it is necessary to define actual global research trends in discipline in order to determine the major research topics, discoveries and global scientific networks. The goal of this work was to determine the main topics and research trends in agricultural engineering. For this caser the method of modified bibliometric analysis was applied. Such analysis of this keywords frequency occurrence and the links between the keywords in Biosystem Engineering Journal shows that in the three analysed periods, certain keywords, invariably remain dominant. These are “model”, “systems”, “temperature” and “water”. The highest number of publications was qualified CIGR section: Information Technology. It can be therefore, stated that in the recent period the most intensively developing researches were dedicated to the applications of IT tools in creation various types of models allowing to simulate and optimize agricultural processes. A majority of publications covered decision-making support (Decision Support Systems), image analysis application, and automation of agricultural processes.
Author Sławomir Francik (FoPaPE / DoMEaA)
Sławomir Francik,,
- Department of Mechanical Engineering and Agrophysics
, Adrian Knapczyk (FoPaPE / DoMEaA)
Adrian Knapczyk,,
- Department of Mechanical Engineering and Agrophysics
, Jarosław Frączek (FoPaPE / DoMEaA)
Jarosław Frączek,,
- Department of Mechanical Engineering and Agrophysics
, Zbigniew Ślipek (FoPaPE / DoMEaA)
Zbigniew Ślipek,,
- Department of Mechanical Engineering and Agrophysics
Pages44-50
Publication size in sheets0.5
Book VIDE. TEHNOLOĢIJA. RESURSI=ENVIRONMENT. TECHNOLOGY. RESOURCES , VIDE. TEHNOLOĢIJA. RESURSI = ENVIRONMENT. TECHNOLOGY. RESOURCES vol. III, 2019, Rezekne Academy of Technologies, 260 p.
Keywords in EnglishAgricultural engineering, bibliometric analysis, biosystems engineering, research trends
Languageen angielski
Score (nominal)5
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Finansowanie This research was financed by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Republic of Poland (statutory activities DS-3600/WIPIE/2018, Faculty of Production and Power Engineering, University of Agriculture in Krakow)
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* presented citation count is obtained through Internet information analysis and it is close to the number calculated by the Publish or Perish system.
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