ERIC Number: EJ444707
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1992
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Citation Age Data and the Obsolescence Function: Fits and Explanations.
Egghe, L.; Ravichandra Rao, I. K.
Information Processing and Management, v28 n2 p201-17 1992
Discusses the shape of the obsolescence function based on the age data for cited journals. An analysis of the aging function is discussed; and statistical fits and mathematical explanations are illustrated, including the model of Avramescu, the Negative Binomial Distribution, the Weibull distribution, the lognormal distribution, and the utility functions. (20 references) (LRW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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