ERIC Number: EJ610126
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Probability Distributions in Library and Information Science: A Historical and Practitioner Viewpoint.
Bensman, Stephen J.
Journal of the American Society for Information Science, v51 n9 p816-33 Jul 2000
This speculative historiographic essay attempts to fix the present position of library and information science within the context of the probabilistic revolution that has been encompassing all of science. Comprises a guide to statistical research in library and information science, discussing skewed distributions, biostatistics, stochastic models, and Urquhart's Law. (Contains 63 references.) (Author/LRW)
Publication Type: Historical Materials; Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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