ERIC Number: EJ457847
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1993
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Questionable Validity of Poisson Assumptions in a Combined Loglinear/MDS Mapping Model.
Gleason, John M.
Journal of the American Society for Information Science, v44 n1 p57-59 Jan 1993
This response to an earlier article on a combined log-linear/MDS model for mapping journals by citation analysis discusses the underlying assumptions of the Poisson model with respect to characteristics of the citation process. The importance of empirical data analysis is also addressed. (nine references) (LRW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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