ERIC Number: EJ315652
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1984
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Testing for Markov-Chain Properties in the Circulation of Social-Science Monographs.
Coady, Reginald P.
Behavioral & Social Sciences Librarian, v3 n4 p53-68 Sum 1984
Tests assumption of Markovity in library circulation data using data obtained from Ohio State University Libraries (1975-78) and Rodda's "An Analysis System for Statistical Analysis of Markov Chains" as test instrument. Implications of Markov properties, constraints of data, and testing are discussed. Explanation of transition frequency is appended. (12 references) (EJS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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