Academic Search Engines Book

Academic Search Engines


  • Author : Jose Luis Ortega
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2014-10-02
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 222
  • ISBN 10 : 9781780634722

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Academic Search Engines Excerpt :

Academic Search Engines: intends to run through the current panorama of the academic search engines through a quantitative approach that analyses the reliability and consistence of these services. The objective is to describe the main characteristics of these engines, to highlight their advantages and drawbacks, and to discuss the implications of these new products in the future of scientific communication and their impact on the research measurement and evaluation. In short, Academic Search Engines presents a summary view of the new challenges that the Web set to the scientific activity through the most novel and innovative searching services available on the Web. This is the first approach to analyze search engines exclusively addressed to the research community in an integrative handbook. The novelty, expectation and usefulness of many of these services justify their analysis. This book is not merely a description of the web functionalities of these services; it is a scientific review of the most outstanding characteristics of each platform, discussing their significance to the scholarly communication and research evaluation. This book introduces an original methodology based on a quantitative analysis of the covered data through the extensive use of crawlers and harvesters which allow going in depth into how these engines are working. Beside of this, a detailed descriptive review of their functionalities and a critical discussion about their use for scientific community is displayed.

Web Search Engine Research Book

Web Search Engine Research


  • Author : Dirk Lewandowski
  • Publisher : Emerald Group Publishing
  • Release Date : 2012-04-19
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 322
  • ISBN 10 : 9781780526379

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Web Search Engine Research Excerpt :

Provides an understanding of Web search engines from the unique perspective of Library and Information Science. This book explores a range of topics including retrieval effectiveness, user satisfaction, the evaluation of search interfaces, the impact of search on society, and the influence of search engine optimization (SEO) on results quality.

Advances in Information Retrieval Book

Advances in Information Retrieval


  • Author : Joemon M. Jose
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2020-04-10
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 682
  • ISBN 10 : 9783030454425

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Advances in Information Retrieval Excerpt :

This two-volume set LNCS 12035 and 12036 constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 42nd European Conference on IR Research, ECIR 2020, held in Lisbon, Portugal, in April 2020.* The 55 full papers presented together with 8 reproducibility papers, 46 short papers, 10 demonstration papers, 12 invited CLEF papers, 7 doctoral consortium papers, 4 workshop papers, and 3 tutorials were carefully reviewed and selected from 457 submissions. They were organized in topical sections named: Part I: deep learning I; entities; evaluation; recommendation; information extraction; deep learning II; retrieval; multimedia; deep learning III; queries; IR – general; question answering, prediction, and bias; and deep learning IV. Part II: reproducibility papers; short papers; demonstration papers; CLEF organizers lab track; doctoral consortium papers; workshops; and tutorials. *Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this conference was held virtually.

The Essential Guide to Using the Web for Research Book

The Essential Guide to Using the Web for Research


  • Author : Nigel Ford
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release Date : 2011-10-14
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN 10 : 9781446291535

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The Essential Guide to Using the Web for Research Excerpt :

This book will be vital reading for anyone doing research, since using the web to find high quality information is a key research skill. It introduces beginners and experts alike to the most effective techniques for searching the web, assessing and organising information and using it in a range of scenarios from undergraduate essays and projects to PhD research. Nigel Ford shows how using the web poses opportunities and challenges that impact on student research at every level, and he explains the skills needed to navigate the web and use it effectively to produce high quality work. Ford connects online skills to the research process. He helps readers to understand research questions and how to answer them by constructing arguments and presenting evidence in ways that will enhance their impact and credibility. The book includes clear and helpful coverage of beginner and advanced search tools and techniques, as well as the processes of: @!critically evaluating online information @!creating and presenting evidence-based arguments @!organizing, storing and sharing information @!referencing, copyright and plagiarism. As well as providing all the basic techniques students need to find high quality information on the web, this book will help readers use this information effectively in their own research. Nigel Ford is Professor in the University of Sheffield's Information School.

Emerald Term Book Class 02 Term 01 Book

Emerald Term Book Class 02 Term 01


  • Author : Sutapa Basu & Kusum Wadhwa & Anju Loomba & Sharmila Basu & Nalini Hariharan
  • Publisher : New Saraswati House India Pvt Ltd
  • Release Date : 2022-07-05
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : 9789352727360

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Emerald Term Book Class 02 Term 01

The SAGE Encyclopedia of Communication Research Methods Book

The SAGE Encyclopedia of Communication Research Methods


  • Author : Mike Allen
  • Publisher : SAGE Publications
  • Release Date : 2017-04-11
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 2064
  • ISBN 10 : 9781483381428

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The SAGE Encyclopedia of Communication Research Methods Excerpt :

Communication research is evolving and changing in a world of online journals, open-access, and new ways of obtaining data and conducting experiments via the Internet. Although there are generic encyclopedias describing basic social science research methodologies in general, until now there has been no comprehensive A-to-Z reference work exploring methods specific to communication and media studies. Our entries, authored by key figures in the field, focus on special considerations when applied specifically to communication research, accompanied by engaging examples from the literature of communication, journalism, and media studies. Entries cover every step of the research process, from the creative development of research topics and questions to literature reviews, selection of best methods (whether quantitative, qualitative, or mixed) for analyzing research results and publishing research findings, whether in traditional media or via new media outlets. In addition to expected entries covering the basics of theories and methods traditionally used in communication research, other entries discuss important trends influencing the future of that research, including contemporary practical issues students will face in communication professions, the influences of globalization on research, use of new recording technologies in fieldwork, and the challenges and opportunities related to studying online multi-media environments. Email, texting, cellphone video, and blogging are shown not only as topics of research but also as means of collecting and analyzing data. Still other entries delve into considerations of accountability, copyright, confidentiality, data ownership and security, privacy, and other aspects of conducting an ethical research program. Features: 652 signed entries are contained in an authoritative work spanning four volumes available in choice of electronic or print formats. Although organized A-to-Z, front matter includes a Reader’s Guide grouping entries

An Agricultural Journal Book

An Agricultural Journal


  • Author : Bihar and Orissa (India) Agricultural Dept
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1914
  • Genre: Agriculture
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : CORNELL:31924060937228

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Search Engine Optimization Book

Search Engine Optimization


  • Author : Andreas Veglis
  • Publisher : MDPI
  • Release Date : 2021-02-24
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 104
  • ISBN 10 : 9783039368181

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Search Engine Optimization Excerpt :

This Special Issue book focuses on the theory and practice of search engine optimization (SEO). It is intended for anyone who publishes content online and it includes five peer-reviewed papers from various researchers. More specifically, the book includes theoretical and case study contributions which review and synthesize important aspects, including, but not limited to, the following themes: theory of SEO, different types of SEO, SEO criteria evaluation, search engine algorithms, social media and SEO, and SEO applications in various industries, as well as SEO on media websites. The book aims to give a better understanding of the importance of SEO in the current state of the Internet and online information search. Even though SEO is widely used by marketing practitioners, there is a relatively small amount of academic research that systematically attempts to capture this phenomenon and its impact across different industries. Thus, this collection of studies offers useful insights, as well as a valuable resource that intends to open the door for future SEO-related research.

Algorithms and Applications for Academic Search  Recommendation and Quantitative Association Rule Mining Book

Algorithms and Applications for Academic Search Recommendation and Quantitative Association Rule Mining


  • Author : Emmanouil Amolochitis
  • Publisher : River Publishers
  • Release Date : 2018-02-20
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 132
  • ISBN 10 : 9788793609648

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Algorithms and Applications for Academic Search Recommendation and Quantitative Association Rule Mining Excerpt :

Algorithms and Applications for Academic Search, Recommendation and Quantitative Association Rule Mining presents novel algorithms for academic search, recommendation and association rule mining that have been developed and optimized for different commercial as well as academic purpose systems. Along with the design and implementation of algorithms, a major part of the work presented in the book involves the development of new systems both for commercial as well as for academic use. In the first part of the book the author introduces a novel hierarchical heuristic scheme for re-ranking academic publications retrieved from standard digital libraries. The scheme is based on the hierarchical combination of a custom implementation of the term frequency heuristic, a time-depreciated citation score and a graph-theoretic computed score that relates the paper's index terms with each other. In order to evaluate the performance of the introduced algorithms, a meta-search engine has been designed and developed that submits user queries to standard digital repositories of academic publications and re-ranks the top-n results using the introduced hierarchical heuristic scheme. In the second part of the book the design of novel recommendation algorithms with application in different types of e-commerce systems are described. The newly introduced algorithms are a part of a developed Movie Recommendation system, the first such system to be commercially deployed in Greece by a major Triple Play services provider. The initial version of the system uses a novel hybrid recommender (user, item and content based) and provides daily recommendations to all active subscribers of the provider (currently more than 30,000). The recommenders that we are presenting are hybrid by nature, using an ensemble configuration of different content, user as well as item-based recommenders in order to provide more accurate recommendation results. The final part of the book presents the design of a quantitat

Springer Handbook of Science and Technology Indicators Book

Springer Handbook of Science and Technology Indicators


  • Author : Wolfgang Glänzel
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2019-10-30
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 1103
  • ISBN 10 : 9783030025113

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Springer Handbook of Science and Technology Indicators Excerpt :

This handbook presents the state of the art of quantitative methods and models to understand and assess the science and technology system. Focusing on various aspects of the development and application of indicators derived from data on scholarly publications, patents and electronic communications, the individual chapters, written by leading experts, discuss theoretical and methodological issues, illustrate applications, highlight their policy context and relevance, and point to future research directions. A substantial portion of the book is dedicated to detailed descriptions and analyses of data sources, presenting both traditional and advanced approaches. It addresses the main bibliographic metrics and indexes, such as the journal impact factor and the h-index, as well as altmetric and webometric indicators and science mapping techniques on different levels of aggregation and in the context of their value for the assessment of research performance as well as their impact on research policy and society. It also presents and critically discusses various national research evaluation systems. Complementing the sections reflecting on the science system, the technology section includes multiple chapters that explain different aspects of patent statistics, patent classification and database search methods to retrieve patent-related information. In addition, it examines the relevance of trademarks and standards as additional technological indicators. The Springer Handbook of Science and Technology Indicators is an invaluable resource for practitioners, scientists and policy makers wanting a systematic and thorough analysis of the potential and limitations of the various approaches to assess research and research performance.

Internet Research Skills Book

Internet Research Skills


  • Author : Niall Ó Dochartaigh
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release Date : 2012-05-17
  • Genre: Reference
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN 10 : 9781446281192

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Internet Research Skills Excerpt :

Internet Research Skills is a clear, concise guide to effective online research for social science and humanities students. The first half of the book deals with publications online, devoting separate chapters to academic articles, books, official publications and news sources, which form the core secondary sources for social science research. The second half of the book deals with the open web, a vast and confusing realm of materials, many of which have no direct print counterpart. The third edition has been updated throughout and now includes: - coverage of cutting edge online services as well as newly developed approaches to using online materials - a new chapter on organising your research and internet research methods - additional material on the use of social networks for research. - illustrations, examples and short exercises to help you put what you learn into practice. Internet Research Skills is an invaluable guide for undergraduate students carrying out research projects and for postgraduate students working on theses and dissertations.

Research Strategies  Finding Your Way Through the Information Fog Book

Research Strategies Finding Your Way Through the Information Fog


  • Author : William Badke
  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Release Date : 2021-03-02
  • Genre: Reference
  • Pages : 382
  • ISBN 10 : 9781663218735

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Research Strategies Finding Your Way Through the Information Fog Excerpt :

Everyone does research. Some just do it better than others. In this chaotic world of information and misinformation, referred to as “information fog,” university students, in particular, need to learn how to conduct research effectively. Good research is about a quest to discover more, about a burning desire to solve society’s problems and make a better world. Ultimately, research is a way forward to a resolution of life’s greatest difficulties. In this seventh edition of Research Strategies: Finding Your Way through the Information Fog, author William Badke walks you step by step through the entire research process—from choosing a topic, to writing the final project, and everything in between. A seasoned researcher and educator, Badke offers tried-and-true tips, tricks, and strategies to help you identify a problem, acquire pertinent information, and use that information to address the problem. Employing a host of examples and humor, Research Strategies: Finding Your Way through the Information Fog shows how research can be exciting and fun.

Driving Science Information Discovery in the Digital Age Book

Driving Science Information Discovery in the Digital Age


  • Author : Svetla Baykoucheva
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release Date : 2021-09-30
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 176
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128237243

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Driving Science Information Discovery in the Digital Age Excerpt :

New digital technologies have transformed how scientific information is created, disseminated—and discovered. The emergence of new forms of scientific publishing based on open science and open access have caused a major shift in scientific communication and a restructuring of the flow of information. Specialized indexing services and search engines are trying to get into information seekers’ minds to understand what users are actually looking for when typing all these keywords or drawing chemical structures. Using artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, and semantic indexing, these "discovery agents" are trying to anticipate users’ information needs. In this highly competitive environment, authors should not sit and rely only on publishers, search engines, and indexing services to make their works visible. They need to communicate about their research and reach out to a larger audience. Driving Science Information Discovery in the Digital Age looks through the "eyes" of the main "players" in this "game" and examines the discovery of scientific information from three different, but intertwined, perspectives: Discovering, managing, and using information (Information seeker perspective) Publishing, disseminating, and making information discoverable (Publisher perspective) Creating, spreading, and promoting information (Author perspective). Presents an overview of the current scientific publishing landscape Shows how users can search for scientific information more efficiently Critically analyses the metrics used to measure the quality of journals and the impact of research Looks at the discovery of scientific information from the perspectives of information seekers, publishers, and authors Delves into the practices used by specialized indexing services and search engines to process scientific information and make it discoverable Recommends strategies that authors could use to promote their research.

2021 International Conference on Applications and Techniques in Cyber Intelligence Book

2021 International Conference on Applications and Techniques in Cyber Intelligence


  • Author : Jemal Abawajy
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2021-06-23
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 994
  • ISBN 10 : 9783030792008

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2021 International Conference on Applications and Techniques in Cyber Intelligence Excerpt :

This book presents innovative ideas, cutting-edge findings, and novel techniques, methods, and applications in a broad range of cybersecurity and cyberthreat intelligence areas. As our society becomes smarter, there is a corresponding need to secure our cyberfuture. The book describes approaches and findings that are of interest to business professionals and governments seeking to secure our data and underpin infrastructures, as well as to individual users.