ERIC Number: EJ307057
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1984
Towards Informetrics: Haitun, Laplace, Zipf, Bradford and the Alvey Programme.
Brookes, B. C.
Journal of Documentation, v40 n2 p120-43 Jun 1984
Review of recent developments in statistical theories for social sciences highlights Haitun's statistical distributions, Laplace's "Law of Succession" and distribution, Laplace and Bradford analysis of book-index data, inefficiency of frequency distribution analysis, Laws of Bradford and Zipf, natural categorization, and Bradford Law and household incomes. Twenty-one references are cited. (EJS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A