ERIC Number: EJ643523
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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A New Model that Generates Lotka's Law.
Huber, John C.
Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, v53 n3 p209-19 Feb 1, 2002
Develops a new model for a process that generates Lotka's Law. Topics include measuring scientific productivity through the number of publications; rate of production; career duration; randomness; Poisson distribution; computer simulations; goodness-of-fit; theoretical support for the model; and future research. (Author/LRW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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