Informetrics: Theory, Methods and Applications

Author:   Junping Qiu ,  Rongying Zhao ,  Siluo Yang ,  Ke Dong
Publisher:   Springer Verlag, Singapore
Edition:   Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2017
ISBN:  

9789811350290


Pages:   438
Publication Date:   11 December 2018
Format:   Paperback
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This book provides an accessible introduction to the history, theory and techniques of informetrics. Divided into 14 chapters, it develops the content system of informetrics from the theory, methods and applications; systematically analyzes the six basic laws and the theory basis of informetrics and presents quantitative analysis methods such as citation analysis and computer-aided analysis. It also discusses applications in information resource management, information and library science, science of science, scientific evaluation and the forecast field. Lastly, it describes a new development in informetrics- webometrics. Providing a comprehensive overview of the complex issues in today's environment, this book is a valuable resource for all researchers, students and practitioners in library and information science.

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Author:   Junping Qiu ,  Rongying Zhao ,  Siluo Yang ,  Ke Dong
Publisher:   Springer Verlag, Singapore
Imprint:   Springer Verlag, Singapore
Edition:   Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2017
Weight:   0.700kg
ISBN:  

9789811350290


ISBN 10:   9811350299
Pages:   438
Publication Date:   11 December 2018
Audience:   Professional and scholarly ,  Professional & Vocational
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   Manufactured on demand   Availability explained
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Language:   English

Table of Contents

1 Introduction.- 2 Literature Information Growth Law.- 3 Literature Information Obsolescence Law.- 4 The Distribution Law of Concentration and Scattering-the Bradford Law.- 5 Word Frequency Distribution of Literature Information - Zipf's law.- 6 Author Distribution of Literature Information - Lotka's Law.- 7 Theory Foundations of Informatrics.- 8 Statistical Analysis Method of Literature Information.- 9 Mathematical Model Analysis Method of Literature Information.- 10 Citation Analysis.- 11 Methods of Computer Aided Informetrics Analysis.- 12 Application of Informetrics in Information Resource Management.- 13 Application of Informetrics in Science and Technology Management and Forecast.- 14 New Development of Informetrics - Webometrics.

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Junping Qiu is Director of the Research Center for China Science Evaluation, and Professor and Doctoral Supervisor at the School of Information Management at Wuhan University. His research interests include scientometrics, informetrics, scientific evaluation, quality management, knowledge management and competitive intelligence. He is a respected information scientist and evaluation management expert as well as one of the main founders of bibliometrics in China.

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