Grasp a fundamental understanding of a field from a couple of core papers

Enter the DOI of your article of choice below to visualize its scientific reference environment:


Ideas originate in a couple of Important articles. Then flourish in different flavors amongst scientific literature.
Now get a quick visualization of citation trees. This is useful to have an overview of a new field, to spot important papers and accelerate your bibliography. We use data from Crossref and Semantic Scholar.

How to use

Citationtree searches for papers in the citation environment of the input then displays only the most central papers.
The darker nodes are previous papers at a distance 1 from the input, the lighter nodes are previous papers at a distance 2 from the input and papers that cite the input.
Export the tree as SVG, RIS or BibTeX using the bottom left buttons.

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