Measuring Scholarly Impact

Methods and Practice

Editors: Ding, Ying, Rousseau, Ronald, Wolfram, Dietmar (Eds.)

  • Provides a complete guide to analyzing scholarly communication and the informetrics used for the assessment of scholarly impact
  • Consolidates techniques and technologies for measuring scholarly impact from the fields of statistical science, scientific visualization, network analysis, text mining and information retrieval
  • Equips data scientists with the ability to apply these techniques and technologies to other social network analyses and metrics-related research
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This book is an authoritative handbook of current topics, technologies and methodological approaches that may be used for the study of scholarly impact. The included methods cover a range of fields such as statistical sciences, scientific visualization, network analysis, text mining, and information retrieval. The techniques and tools enable researchers to investigate metric phenomena and to assess scholarly impact in new ways. Each chapter offers an introduction to the selected topic and outlines how the topic, technology or methodological approach may be applied to metrics-related research. Comprehensive and up-to-date, Measuring Scholarly Impact: Methods and Practice is designed for researchers and scholars interested in informetrics, scientometrics, and text mining. The hands-on perspective is also beneficial to advanced-level students in fields from computer science and statistics to information science.

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  • Community Detection and Visualization of Networks with the Map Equation Framework

    Bohlin, Ludvig (et al.)

    Pages 3-34

  • Link Prediction

    Guns, Raf

    Pages 35-55

  • Network Analysis and Indicators

    Milojević, Staša

    Pages 57-82

  • PageRank-Related Methods for Analyzing Citation Networks

    Waltman, Ludo (et al.)

    Pages 83-100

  • Systems Life Cycle and Its Relation with the Triple Helix

    Abercrombie, Robert K. (et al.)

    Pages 103-125

Buy this book

eBook $129.00
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-10377-8
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $169.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-319-10376-1
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $169.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-319-34863-6
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Measuring Scholarly Impact
Book Subtitle
Methods and Practice
Editors
  • Ying Ding
  • Ronald Rousseau
  • Dietmar Wolfram
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing Switzerland
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-10377-8
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-10377-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-10376-1
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-34863-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 346
Number of Illustrations and Tables
21 b/w illustrations, 68 illustrations in colour
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