Theoretical Ecology 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:

Theoretical Ecology Tree Nodes: Quarterly Growth

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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.

Theoretical Ecology Tree: Nodes vs. Connections

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

Theoretical Ecology Tree: Growth during last 30 days

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