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Link analysis ; An information science approach

Author: Mike Thelwall
Publisher: Bingley : Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 2010.
Series: Library & information science, v. 4
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Link analysis is a valuable tool for information science and social science researchers investigating the web, or other phenomena with an offline component. This book contains a link analysis methodology for information science and social science research. It describes a range of related methods, software and data sources.

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Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mike Thelwall
ISBN: 9781849507905 1849507902
OCLC Number: 827750773
Description: 1 online resource (282 pages)
Contents: Part I: Theory. Introduction. Web Crawlers and Search Engines. The Theoretical Perspective for Link Counting. Interpreting link counts: Random samples and correlations. Link structures in the web graph. The content structure of the web. Universities: Link types. Universities: Link models. Universities: International links. Departments and subjects. Journals and articles. Search engines and web design. A health check for Spanish universities. Personal web pages linking to universities. Academic networks. Business web sites. Using commercial search engines and the Internet Archive. Personal crawlers. Data cleansing. Online university link databases. Embedded link analysis. Social Network Analysis. Network visualizations. Academic link indicators. Summary. Glossary.
Series Title: Library & information science, v. 4
Responsibility: edited by Mike Thelwall.


This book provides methods, guidelines and examples to guide researchers and students through a research project, and reviewing a considerable body of previous work. It contains a complete link  Read more...


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