Measurement in Information Science

Measurement in Information Science

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Providing detailed discussions of measurement from a variety of viewpoints and a wide range of applications, this practical text examines how measurement is defined and used in information science, including documents/text/records, searching, output services, and data collection. The book is an excellent secondary or recommended text for courses in research methods, information retrieval, database management, and systems design. Features: * Covers the quantitative and qualitative aspects of measurement * Examines mathematical and statistical concepts * Explores measurements of databases and information retrieval
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  • Hardback | 283 pages
  • 159.51 x 236.98 x 19.05mm | 580.6g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • indices
  • 0121214508
  • 9780121214500

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Introduction to measurement; mathematical and statistical concepts; measures of information phenomena; measures of databases and information retrieval; information systems measures.
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