Loet Leydesdorff mentioned making extensive use of triads in a new paper.
- Leydesdorff, Loet, and Ivanova, Inga (2020), “The Measurement of ‘Interdisciplinarity’ and ‘Synergy’ in Scientific and Extra-Scientific Collaborations”. Online (1) (2).
Just off-hand this looks like the right ballpark for my long run interests but it will take me a few more posts just dusting off home plate and clearing the base lines.
Here’s a paper Susan Awbrey and I wrote a while back giving some hint of the Big Game in play here, the “scholarship of integration” needed to bring the harvests of information locked away in so many isolated silos to bear on our world of common problems.
- Awbrey, S.M., and Awbrey, J.L. (2001), “Conceptual Barriers to Creating Integrative Universities”, Organization : The Interdisciplinary Journal of Organization, Theory, and Society 8(2), Sage Publications, London, UK, pp. 269–284. Abstract. Online.