PoliSci 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:

PoliSci Tree Nodes: Quarterly Growth

153-
122-
92-
61-
31-

Jul 10 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.

PoliSci Tree: Nodes vs. Connections

277-
222-
166-
111-
55-

Jul 10 Oct 10 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
Quarter
 New nodes  New connections 

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

PoliSci Tree: Growth during last 30 days

6-
5-
4-
2-
1-

25 26 27 28 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
Day
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