BME Tree Growth
Bars indicate the number of nodes added to the tree each quarter since the establishment of the Academic Family Tree.
Compare to tree:

BME Tree Nodes: Quarterly Growth

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Jan 05 Jul 06 Jul 07 Jul 08 Jan 09 Jul 09 Jan 10 Jul 10 Jan 11 Jul 11 Jan 12 Jul 12 Jan 13 Jul 13 Jan 14 Jul 14 Jan 15 Jul 15 Jan 16 Jul 16 Jan 17 Jul 17 Jan 18 Jul 18 Jan 19 Jul 19 Jan 20 Jul 20
Quarter
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Node vs. connection growth
It's also interesting to compare the rate of growth of nodes vs. connections. So far, they've grown at a similar pace, but as the tree is getting larger, the number of new connections seems to be gradually outpacing the number of new nodes.

BME Tree: Nodes vs. Connections

495-
396-
297-
198-
99-

Apr 05 Jul 07 Apr 08 Jul 08 Oct 08 Apr 09 Jul 09 Oct 09 Jan 10 Jul 10 Oct 10 Jan 11 Apr 11 Jul 11 Oct 11 Jul 12 Jan 13 Apr 13 Jul 13 Oct 13 Apr 14 Jul 14 Oct 14 Apr 15 Jul 15 Oct 15 Jan 16 Apr 16 Jul 16 Oct 16 Jan 17 Apr 17 Jul 17 Oct 17 Jan 18 Apr 18 Jul 18 Oct 18 Jan 19 Apr 19 Jul 19 Oct 19 Jan 20 Apr 20 Jul 20 Oct 20 -2000 -2000 -2000 -2000 -2000 -2000 -2000 -2000 -2000 -2000 -2000 -2000
Quarter
 New nodes  New connections 

Daily growth
A bit more detail about what has been happening during the last month.

BME Tree: Growth during last 30 days

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29 30 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28
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