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Link analysis : an information science approach

Author: Mike Thelwall
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier Academic Press, 2004.
Series: Library and information science (New York, N.Y.)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
Summary:
The web is central to many human activities and infringes on many others: at home, and at work, including education and research. Links between web sites can be used in information science and social science research as a valuable source of evidence about online phenomena, and about online components of offline phenomena.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mike Thelwall
ISBN: 0080473210 9780080473215 9781849507905 1849507902
OCLC Number: 441776463
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 269 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Cover --
Contents --
Link Analysis: An Information Science Approach --
Theory --
Introduction --
Objectives --
Link Analysis --
Historical Overview --
What is the Information Science Approach to Link Analysis? --
Contents and Structure --
Key Terminology --
Summary --
Further Reading --
References --
Web Crawlers and Search Engines --
Objectives --
Introduction --
Web Crawlers --
Search Engines --
The Internet Archive --
Summary --
Further Reading --
References --
The Theoretical Perspective for Link Counting --
Objectives --
Introduction --
The Theoretical Perspective for Link Counting --
Anomalies --
Manual Filtering and Banned Lists --
Alternative Document Models --
Choosing Link Counting Strategies --
Summary --
Further Reading --
References --
Interpreting Link Counts: Random Samples and Correlations --
Objectives --
Introduction --
Interpreting Link Counts --
The Pilot Feasibility and Validity Study --
Full-Scale Random Sampling --
Confidence Limits for Categories --
Correlation Testing --
Literature Review --
Summary --
Further Reading --
References --
Web Structure --
Link Structures in the Web Graph --
Objectives --
Introduction --
Power Laws in the Web --
Models of Web Growth --
Link Topologies --
Power Laws and Link Topologies in Academic Webs --
Summary --
Further Reading --
References --
The Content Structure of the Web --
Objectives --
Introduction --
The Topic Structure of the Web --
A Link-Content Web Growth Model --
Link Text --
The Subject Structure of Academic Webs --
Colinks --
Summary --
Further Reading --
References --
Academic Links --
Universities: Link Types --
Objectives --
Introduction --
Citation Analysis --
The Role of a University Web Site --
National Systems of University Web Sites --
Page Types --
Link Types --
Summary --
Further Reading --
References --
Universities: Link Models --
Objectives --
Introduction --
The Relationship between Inlinks and Research --
Academic Linking: Quality vs. Quantity --
Alternative Logical Linking Models --
Mathematical Models --
The Influence of Geography --
Regional Groupings --
Summary --
References --
Universities: International Links --
Objectives --
Introduction --
National vs. International Links --
International Linking Comparisons --
Linguistic Influences --
Summary --
Further Reading --
References --
Departments and Subjects --
Objectives --
Introduction --
Departmental Web Sites --
Disciplinary Differences in Link Types --
Issues of Scale and Correlation Tests --
Geographic and International Factors --
Summary --
Further Reading --
References --
Journals and Articles --
Objectives --
Introduction --
Journal Impact Factors --
Journal Web Sites --
Journal Web Site Inlinks: Issues --
Journal Web Site Inlinks: Case Study --
Types of Links in Journal Articles --
Digital Library Links --
Combined Link and Log File Analysis --
Related Research Topics --
Summary --
Further Reading --
References --
Applications --
Search Engines and Web Design --T$96.
Series Title: Library and information science (New York, N.Y.)
Responsibility: Mike Thelwall.

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