Jevin D. West
Jevin West

Peer-Reviewed Journals

The State of OA: A large-scale analysis of the prevalence and impact of Open Access articles (2018)
H. Piwowar​​, J. Priem​​, V. Larivière, J.P. Alperin, L. Matthias, B. Norlander, A. Farley, J.D. West, S. Haustein
PeerJ.
6:e4375, doi:10.7717/peerj.4375
Toward the Operationalization of Visual Metaphor (2017)
A. Hiniker, R. Hong, Y. Kim, N. Chen, J.D. West, C. Aragon
Journal of the American Society for Information Science & Technology.
68(10): 2338-2349, 10.1002/asi.23857
Attrition and Performance of Community College Transfers (2017)
L. Aulck, J.D. West
PLoS One.
12: 1-23, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0174683
Men set their own cites high: Gender and self-citation across fields and over time (2017)
M.M. King, C.T. Bergstrom, S.J. Correll, J. Jacquet, J.D. West
Socius.
3:1-22, doi: 10.1177/2378023117738903
Viziometrics: Analyzing Visual Information in the Scientific Literature (2017)
P. Lee, J.D. West, B. Howe
IEEE Transactions on Big Data.
PP(99): 1-14. doi: 10.1109/TBDATA.2017.2689038
Towards Assessing Gender Authorship in Aquaculture Publications (2017)
M. Chow, H. Egna, J.D. West
The Journal of the Asian Fisheries Society.
30S:131-143
Scalable and Efficient Flow-Based Community Detection for Large-Scale Graph Analysis (2017)
S. Bae, D. Halperin, J.D. West, M. Rosvall, B. Howe
IEEE Transactions on Big Data.
11(3): 32:1--32:30. doi: 10.1145/2992785
All Patents Great and Small - A Big Data Network Approach to Valuation (2017)
A.W. Torrance, J.D. West
Virginia Journal of Law and Technology.
20(3): 466-504
Leveraging Citation Networks to Visualize Scholarly Influence Over Time (2017)
J. Portenoy, J. Hullman, J.D. West
Frontiers in Research Metrics and Analytics.
2:1-10, doi: 10.3389/frma.2017.00008
A recommendation system based on hierarchical clustering of an article-level citation network (2016)
J.D. West, I. Wesley-Smith, C.T. Bergstrom
IEEE Transactions on Big Data.
2(2): 113-123. doi: 10.1109/TBDATA.2016.2541167
The Academic Advantage: Gender Disparities in Patenting (2015)
C.R. Sugimoto, C. Ni, J.D. West, Vincent Lariviere
PLoS One.
10(5): e0128000, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0128000
Memory in network flows and its effects on spreading dynamics and community detection (2014)
M. Rosvall, A.V. Esquivel, A. Lancichinetti, J.D. West, R. Lambiotte
Nature Communications.
5:4630, doi:10.1038/ncomms5630
Cost-effectiveness of open access publications (2014)
J.D. West, T.C. Bergstrom, C.T. Bergstrom
Economic Inquiry.
52: 1315-1321. doi: 10.1111/ecin.12117
Finding Cultural Holes: How Structure and Culture Diverge in Networks of Scholarly Communication (2014)
D. Vilhena, J.G. Foster, M. Rosvall, J.D. West, J.A. Evans, C.T. Bergstrom
Sociological Science.
1: 221-238, doi: 10.15195/v1.a15
The Role of Gender in Scholarly Authorship (2013)
J.D. West, J. Jacquet, M. King, S.J. Correll, C.T. Bergstrom
PLoS One.
8(7): e66212, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0066212
Author-Level Eigenfactor Metrics: Evaluating the Influence of Authors, Institutions and Countries Within the SSRN Community (2013)
J.D. West, M. C. Jensen, R. J. Dandrea, G. J. Gordon, C.T. Bergstrom
Journal of the American Society for Information Science & Technology.
64(4): 787-801, doi: 10.1002/asi.22790
The EigenfactorTM Metrics: A network approach to assessing scholarly journals (2010)
J.D. West, T.C. Bergstrom, C. T. Bergstrom
College & Research Libraries.
71(3): 236-244, doi: 10.5860/0710236
Big Macs and Eigenfactor Scores: Don't Let Correlation Coefficients Fool You (2010)
J.D. West, T.C. Bergstrom, C. T. Bergstrom
Journal of the American Society for Information Science & Technology.
61(9): 1800-1807, doi: 10.1002/asi.21374
Differences in Impact Factor across fields and over time (2009)
B.M. Althouse, J.D. West, T.C. Bergstrom, C. T. Bergstrom
Journal of the American Society for Information Science & Technology.
60(1): 27-34, doi: 10.1002/asi.20936
Coevolutionary cycling of host sociality and pathogen virulence in contact networks (2009)
F. Prado, A. Sheih, J.D. West, B. Kerr
Journal of Theoretical Biology.
261: 561-569, doi: 10.1016/j.jtbi.2009.08.022
Dynamics of stomatal patches for a single surface of Xanthium strumarium L. leaves observed with flourescence and thermal images (2005)
J.D. West, D. Peak, J. Peterson, K.A. Mott
Plant, Cell & Environment.
28: 633-641, doi: 10.1111/j.1365-3040.2005.01309.x
Evidence for complex, collective dynamics and emergent, distributed computation in plants (2004)
D. Peak, J.D. West, S.M. Messinger, K.A. Mott
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA.
101: 918-922, doi: 10.1073/pnas.0307811100
Peer-Reviewed Conferences

PhyloParser: A Hybrid Algorithm for Extracting Phylogenies from Dendrogram (2017)
P. Lee, S. Yang, J.D. West, B. Howe
14th IAPR International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition (ICDAR).
1087-1094, doi: 10.1109/ICDAR.2017.180
STEM-ming the Tide: Predicting STEM attrition using student transcript data (2017)
L. Aulck, R. Aras, L. Li, C. L'Heureux, P. Lu, J.D. West
The Association for Computing Machinery's Special Interest Group on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (SIGKDD).
Workshop on Advancing Education with Data. August 14, 2017
Deep Mapping of the Visual Literature (2017)
B. Howe, P. Lee, M. Grechkin, P.T. Yang, J.D. West
Proceedings of the 26th International Conference onWorld Wide Web Companion (WWW): Workshop on Big Scholarly Data.
1273-1277, doi: 10.1145/3041021.3053065
Echo Chambers in Science? (2017)
L. Kim, J.D. West, K. Stovel
American Sociological Association (ASA) Annual Meeting, August 2017
Improved adaptation in exogenously and endogenously changing environments (2017)
J.R. Nahum, J.D. West, B.M. Althouse, L. Zaman, C. Ofria, B. Kerr
Proceedings of the 14th European Conference on Artificial Life (ECAL).
14:306-313, doi: 10.7551/ecal_a_052
Visualizing Scholarly Publications and Citations to Enhance Author Profiles (2017)
J. Portenoy, J.D. West
Proceedings of the 26th International Conference on World Wide Web Companion (WWW).
Workshop on Big Scholarly Data. 1279-1282, doi: 10.1145/3041021.3053058
Predicting Student Dropout in Higher Education (2016)
L. Aulck, N. Velagapudi, J. Blumenstock, J.D. West
International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML).
Workshop on Data4Good: Machine Learning in Social Good Applications. arxiv: 1606.06364
Delineating Fields Using Mathematical Jargon (2016)
J.D. West, J. Portenoy
Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL).
Workshop on Bibliometric-enhanced Information Retrieval & Natural Language Processing. pgs 63-71
Viziometrix: A platform for analyzing the visual information in big scholarly data (2016)
P. Lee, J.D. West, B. Howe
Proceedings of the 25th International Conference on World Wide Web (WWW).
Worskhop on Big Scholarly Data. pgs. 413-418, doi: 10.1145/2872518.2890523
Static Ranking of Scholarly Papers using Article-Level Eigenfactor (ALEF) (2016)
I. Wesley-Smith, C.T. Bergstrom, J.D. West
WSDM Conference: Entity Ranking Challenge Workshop.
arXiv:1606.08534
Babel: A platform for research in scholarly article recommendation (2016)
I. Wesley-Smith, J.D. West
Proceedings of the 25th International Conference on World Wide Web (WWW).
Worskhop on Big Scholarly Data. pgs. 289-294, doi: 10.1145/2872518.2890517
Dynamic Visualization of Citation Networks Showing the Influence of Scholarly Fields Over Time (2016)
J. Portenoy, J.D. West
WWW Workshop on Semantics, Analytics, Visualization. Enhancing Scholarly Data.
Springer International Publishing. pgs. 147-151
An experimental platform for scholarly article recommendation (2015)
I. Wesley-Smith, R. Dandrea, J.D. West,
37th European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR).
1344: 30-39
Theory Identity: A Machine-Learning Approach (2014)
K.R. Larsen, D. Hovorka, J.D. West, J. Birt, J.R. Pfaff,T.W. Chambers, Z.R. Sampedro, N. Zager, B. Vanstone
Best Paper Nomination.
Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS).
4639-4648. doi: 10.1109/HICSS.2014.564
Innovative women: an analysis of global gender disparities in patenting (2014)
C.R. Sugimoto, C. Ni, J.D. West, V. Lariviere
International Conference on Science and Technology Indicators.
611-615.
Scalable Flow-Based Community Detection for Large-Scale Network Analysis (2013)
S. Bae, D. Halperin, J.D. West, M. Rosvall, B. Howe
Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Data Mining Workshops (ICDMW).
303-310. doi: 10.1109/ICDMW.2013.138
Hoptrees: Branching History Navigation for Hierarchies (2013)
M. Brooks, J.D. West, C. Aragon, C.T. Bergstrom
Human-Computer Interaction (INTERACT)
316-333. doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-40477-1_20
Comparing the dynamics of stomatal networks to the problem-solving dynamics of cellular computers (2011)
J.D. West, D. Peak, K.A. Mott and S.M. Messinger
Unifying Themes in Complex Systems: Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Complex Systems.
327-341. doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-17635-7_40
Invited

How to fine-tune your BS meter (2017)
J.D. West
Seattle Times. Op-ed
The Science of Data Science (2016)
J.D. West
Journal of Integrated Creative Studies.
2016-010-e. doi: 10.14989/214432
Can Ignorance Promote Democracy? (2011)
J.D. West, C.T Bergstrom
Science.
334(6062):1503-1504. doi:10.1126/science.1216124
How to improve the use of metrics: Learn from Game Theory (2010)
J.D. West
Nature.
465:870-872. doi:10.1038/465870a
Response to "Big Macs and Eigenfactor Scores: The Correlation Conundrum" (2010)
J.D. West, T.C. Bergstrom, C. T. Bergstrom
Journal of the American Society for Information Science & Technology.
61(12):2592 doi: 10.1002/asi.21408
The EigenfactorTM Metrics: How does the Journal of Biological Chemistry stack up? (2009)
J.D. West, M. Stefaner, C. T. Bergstrom
The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB Today).
April: p. 20-21
Assessing Citations with the EigenfactorTM Metrics (2008)
C.T. Bergstrom, J.D. West
Neurology.
71(23):1850-1851. doi:10.1212/01.wnl.0000338904.37585.66
Eigenfactor - The Google Approach to Bibliometrics (2008)
J.D. West
Front Matter, Allen Press.
4:7
Books

Calling Bullshit (2018)
C.T. Bergstrom, J.D. West
Random House.
(in prep)
Book Chapters

The Data Reasoning Antidote (2018)
J.D. West
Quackery and Fake News in Education.
Information Age Publishing (in prep)
Patent Analytics: Information From Innovation (2018)
A.W. Torrance, J.D. West
Legal Informatics.
Cambridge University Press. (in press)
The Data Gold Rush in Higher Education (2016)
J.D. West, J. Portenoy
Big Data is Not a Monolith.
chpt. 10, MIT Press
A Network Approach to Scholarly Evaluation (2014)
J.D. West, D. Vilhena
Beyond Bibliometrics: Harnessing Multidimensional Indicators of Scholarly Impact.
chpt. 8:151-166, MIT Press
Bacteriophages: models for exploring basic principles of ecology (2008)
B. Kerr, J.D. West, B.J.M Bohannan
Bacteriophage Ecology: Population Growth, Evolution, and Impact of Bacterial Viruses.
chpt. 2: 31-63, University Press, Cambridge, U.K.
Patents

Systems and Methods for Data Analysis (2013)
C.T. Bergstrom, M. Rosvall, D. Vilhena, J.D. West, A. Torrance
US Patent Application: US20140337280A1.
Theses

Eigenfactor: ranking and mapping scientific knowledge (2010)
J.D. West
Doctoral Dissertation.
University of Washington, Department of Biology
Investigations into the spatial and temporal dynamics of stomatal networks to determine whether plants perform emergent, distributed computation (2004)
J.D. West
Masters Thesis.
Utah State University, Department of Biology
Blog Posts

Comparing Impact Factor and Scopus CiteScore (2016)
C.T. Bergstrom, J.D. West (Dec. 8)
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Working Papers

Show Me Don't Tell Me: Figure Use Associated with Increased Citations (in prep)
P. Lee, J.D. West, B. Howe
Echo Chambers in Science? (in prep)
L. Kim, J.D. West, K. Stovel
Gender-based homophily in scientific collaborations (in prep)
S. Wang, J.D. West, C.T. Bergstorm, C. Lee, E.A. Erosheva
Helping Students FIG-ure It Out: A data-driven look at freshmen seminars \\via first-year interest groups (FIGs) (in prep)
L. Aulck, J. Malters, C. Lee, G. Mancinelli, A. Lau, M. Sun, J.D. West
Mapping mathematical jargon in the scholarly literature (in prep)
J. Portenoy, J.D. West
Ranking and mapping article-level citation networks (in prep)
J.D. West, J. Portenoy, D. Vilhena, M. Rosvall, C.T. Bergstrom
Understanding the elephant: the discourse approach to boundary identification and corpus construction for theory review articles (in review)
K.R. Larsen, D. Hovorka, A. Dennis, J.D. West
Are Trolls Good (At Choosing Valuable Patents)? (in prep)
Andrew W. Torrance, Jevin D. West
Measuring interdisciplinarity without subject categories (in prep)
J.D. West, J. Portenoy, A.K. Misra, J. Foster, C.T. Bergstrom
Pseudocode

Calculating Author-Level Eigenfactors (2008)
J.D. West, C.T. Bergstrom
Eigenfactor.org
Compressed Source Code for the Eigenfactor Calculation (2008)
C.T. Bergstrom, J.D. West
Eigenfactor.org
Calculating Journal-Level Eigenfactors (2008)
J.D. West, C.T. Bergstrom
Eigenfactor.org
Posters

Chromatic Structure and Family Resemblance in Large Art Collections — Exemplary Quantification and Visualizations (2018)
L.H. Tran, K. Park, P. Lee, J.D. West, M. Schich
Mexico City, Mexico (June 26-29)
Examining Gender Authorship in Aquaculture Journals (2016)
M. Chow, J.D. West, S. Bodman, H. Egna
Bangkok, Thailand (Aug. 3-7) PDF
Visualizing Scholarly Influence Over Time (2016)
J. Portenoy, J.D. West
Philadelphia, PA (March. 20-21) PDF
Surveying Usage of Academic Research in Journalism (2016)
L. Walls, I. Edwards, T. Ho J.D. West, Emma Spiro
University of Washington (June) PDF
Coursector (2015)
C. Greene, M. Kelly, P. Pradhan, N. Sinha J.D. West
Audience Choice Award
University of Washington (June) PDF
Using Visual Metaphor in Interactive Visualization to Improve Navigation of Complex Data Sets (2014)
R. Hong, Y. Kim, A. Hiniker, N. Chen, C. Aragon, J.D. West
University of Washington (November) PDF
Course Connect (2014)
E. Carlson, A. Dillinger, J. Giorgi, N. Silpakit, N. Wittenbrok, J.D. West
University of Washington (June) PDF
Categorical Landscapes: Large Scale Cluster Analysis of Wikipedia Category System over Time (2012)
J.D. West, Joseph T Tennis
UW iSchool Research Fair
University of Washington, Seattle, WA
A Novel Method for Ranking the Quality of Cardiology Literature (2009)
B.M. Althouse, C.T. Bergstrom, J.D. West
Orlando, FL (March) PDF
Traversing Fitness Landscapes by Changing Environments (2009)
J.R. Nahum, B.M. Althouse, J.D. West, C. Ofria, B. Kerr
Best Poster Award, Gordon Research Conference.
Proctor Academy, NH (July 20-24) PDF
A Top-Down Approach to Discriminate Adaptive Landscape Topology (2007)
J.D. West, J. Nahum, C. Levy, B. Kerr
Gordon Research Conference.
Proctor Academy, NH (July 22-27) PDF
Ranking and Mapping Scholarly Literature (2007)
J.D. West, M. Rosvall, B.M. Althouse, C.T. Bergstrom
Gordon Research Conference.
Proctor Academy, NH (July 22-27) PDF
The Missing Link (2007)
J.D. West, K. Hall
UW Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Symposium.
University of Washington (April) PDF
The evolution of a 'Tragedy of the Commons' in a Host-Pathogen Metapopulation (2006)
J.D. West, A. Dean, C. Neuhauser, B. Bohannan, B. Kerr
Port Townsend, WA (April) PDF
Sophisticated Information Processing in Plants (2005)
J.D. West, D. Peak, K.A. Mott
Universitatbonn, Florence, Italy (May 17-20) PDF
Problem Solving Dynamics of Stomatal Networks (2004)
J.D. West, S.M. Messinger, D. Peak, K.A. Mott
Utah State University (June)
Stomatal Networks and Cellular Computation (2004)
J.D. West, D. Peak, K.A. Mott, S.M. Messinger
Boston, MA (May 17) PDF
The Game of Leaf: Evidence that Stomatal Networks are Cellular Computers (2003)
J.D. West, S.M. Messinger, D. Peak, K.A. Mott
Santa Fe, NM (May) PDF
Can Stomata Respond as a Reaction Diffusion Model? (2001)
J.D. West, D. Peak, K.A. Mott
Logan, UT (April)
Conference Workshops

Data-Driven Discovery: A New Era of Exploiting the Literature and Data (2017)
Y. Ding, J.D. West, M. Song, G. Meng, Q. Yu, S. Bodman, H. Egna
iConference.
Modifying the Eigenfactor Algorithm for improving interpretability (2014)
J.D. West
Annual Meeting of the Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIST)
Workshop on Informetric and Scientometric Research (SIG/MET) PDF
The Temporal Dimension in the Study of Knowledge Bases: Approaches to Understanding Knowledge Creation and Representation Over Time (2013)
M. Adler, J.T. Tennis, S. Milojevic, S. van Hooland, C. Rogers, J.D. West
Proceedings of the American Society for Information Science and Technology
50(1): 1-3, PDF
Acknowledgements

Dual adjacency matrix: exploring link groups in dense networks (2015)
K. Dinkla, H.N. Riche, M.A. Westenberg
Computer Graphics Forum.
34(3): 311-320. HTML