By Sean Eom

Over the last eighty years, the way in which that quotation frequency was once counted and analyzed replaced dramatically from the early guide transcribing and statistical computation of quotation information to computer-based quotation info construction and its manipulation.Author Cocitation research: Quantitative tools for Mapping the highbrow constitution of an educational self-discipline offers a blueprint for researchers to persist with in a large choice of investigations. Pertinent to school, researchers, and graduate scholars in any educational box, this e-book introduces an alternate method of accomplishing writer cocitation research (ACA) with out hoping on advertisement quotation databases.

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Pathfinder Associative Networks: Studies in Knowledge Organization. Norwood, NJ: Ablex. Small, H. (1973). Co-Citation in the Scientific Literature: A New Measure of the Relationship between Two Documents. Journal of the American Society for Information Science, 265-269. , & Garfield, E. (1985). The Geography of Science-Disciplinary and National Mappings. Journal of Information Science, 11, 147-159. , & Griffith, B. C. (1974). The Structure of Scientific Literatures: Identifying and Graphing Specialties.

Lee, S. or Lee, SM. Furthermore, many individuals have the same names. Another problem is when the name changes, there is no easy way to handle this situation. The name of women authors can change when they marry or some change their names for many different reasons. Unification Problems: This problem of unification is concerned with the way each author name and the journal title in each cited record is entered into the citation index. In other words, journal titles are entered in many un-standardized ways.

Some examples of synonym are Keen, P. or Keen, P. G. W. Lee, S. or Lee, S. M. 38 Eom Introduction There are basically two ways of compiling cocitation frequency data. The first approach is retrieval from the Thompson’s ISI databases using Dialog software. The second approach is to develop custom databases using database management systems such as Microsoft Access or Foxbase. Spreadsheets can also be used to develop databases and to process the cocitation frequency data.

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