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ERIC Number: EJ194496
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1978-Sep
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Indices of Literature Dispersion Based on Qualitative Attributes.
Heine, M. H.
Journal of Documentation, v34 n3 p175-88 Sep 1978
Introduces a novel order statistic, the "adapted Gini index," and relates it to the conventional form of Bradford's law. An alternative index of dispersion is suggested based on the relative entropy of the frequency distribution. A variety of experimental data is reported. (VT)
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Language: English
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