Journal of Documentation

Category:

Library and Information Studies

Table Of Contents: Volume 52 Issue 4

AN UPPERBOUND TO THE PERFORMANCE OF RANKED‐OUTPUT SEARCHING: OPTIMAL WEIGHTING OF QUERY TERMS USING A GENETIC ALGORITHM

ALEXANDER M. ROBERTSON, PETER WILLETT

This paper describes the development of a genetic algorithm (GA) for the assignment of weights to query terms in a ranked‐output document retrieval system. The GA involves…

DO A FIELD LIST OF INTERNATIONALLY VISIBLE JOURNALS AND THEIR JOURNAL IMPACT FACTORS DEPEND ON THE INITIAL SET OF JOURNALS? A RESEARCH PROPOSAL

RONALD ROUSSEAU, ERNESTO SPINAK

A research model is proposed to prove or disprove the dependence of a field list of internationally visible journals on the initial set. Applications of the experiment are…

THE ROLE OF MONOGRAPHS IN SCHOLARLY COMMUNICATION: AN EMPIRICAL STUDY OF PHILOSOPHY, SOCIOLOGY AND ECONOMICS

YLVA LINDHOLM‐ROMANTSCHUK, JULIAN WARNER

The principal aim of this study is to examine the transmission of ideas across time in disciplines selected from the humanities and social sciences. Citation analysis is…

HEALTH INFORMATICS: AN OVERVIEW

JENNIFER MACDOUGALL, J. MICHAEL BRITTAIN, ROBERT GANN

This paper provides an overview of the range and development of health informatics, with examples from the literature world wide covering the types of information…

ISSN:

0022-0418

Online date, start – end:

1945

Copyright Holder:

Emerald Publishing Limited

Open access:

hybrid

Editor:

  • Prof David Bawden