The Science of Science (Sci2) Tool ( is a modular toolset specifically designed for the study of science. It supports the temporal, geospatial, topical, and network analysis and visualization of datasets at the micro (individual), meso (local), and macro (global) levels. Users of the tool can

The Sci2Tool is built on the Cyberinfrastructure Shell (CIShell) (Cyberinfrastructure for Network Science Center, 2008), an open source software framework for the easy integration and utilization of datasets, algorithms, tools, and computing resources. CIShell is based on the OSGi R4 Specification and Equinox implementation (OSGi-Alliance, 2008).

Exemplary reference systems supported by Sci2 including Temporal Bar Graph (top, left), Choropleth map (top, right), UCSD science map (bottom, left), bimodal network visualization (bottom, right):

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