ERIC Number: EJ336251
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1986
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Cocited Author Mapping as a Valid Representation of Intellectual Structure.
McCain, Katherine W.
Journal of the American Society for Information Science, v37 n3 p111-22 May 1986
To test validity of cocitation studies as representations of intellectual structure, five-six years of aggregate cocitation data for 41 authors in macroeconomics and 49 authors in genetics of fruit flies were compared with independent judgments of interauthor similarity collected from 14 macroeconomists and 15 geneticists via a card-sorting technique. (49 references) (Author/EJS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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