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Link analysis : an information science approach

Link analysis : an information science approach

Author: Mike Thelwall
Publisher: Amsterdam : Elsevier Academic Press, 2004.
Series: Library and information science.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mike Thelwall
ISBN: 0120885530 9780120885534
OCLC Number: 255628749
Description: XII, 269 Seiten : Illustrationen, Diagramme ; 24 cm.
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 and information science.
Responsibility: Mike Thelwall.


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