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ERIC Number: EJ284256
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1981
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Empirical Laws, Theory Construction and Bibliometrics.
O'Connor, Daniel O.; Voos, Henry
Library Trends, v30 n1 p9-20 Sum 1981
Examines the properties of bibliometric distributions (application of mathematics and statistical methods to books and other written communications) in a nontechnical manner, covering similarities of the Lotka, Bradford, and Zipf distributions, the relationship between empirical laws and theories, and bibliometric concepts and theory construction. Forty-two references are included. (EJS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
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Language: English
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