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Information as thing
Three meanings of "information" are distinguished: "Information-as-process"; "information-as-icnowtedge"; and "information-as-thing," the attributive use of "information" to denote things regarded as
Information and information systems
TLDR
Buckland interprets the nature of retrieval-based information systems such as archives, libraries, databases, and museums, and their relationships to their social context in an approach that is comparative rather than narrowly technical in approach.
The relationship between recall and precision
TLDR
Examination of the mathematical relationship between Precision and Recall shows that a quadratic Recall curve can resemble empirical Recall–Precision behavior if transformed into a tangent parabola.
The Relationship between Recall and Precision
TLDR
Examination of the mathematical relationship between Precision and Recall shows that a quadratic Recall curve can resemble empirical Recall-Precision behavior if transformed into a tangent parabola.
What is a “document”?
Ordinarily the word “document” denotes a textual record. Increasingly sophisticated attempts to provide access to the rapidly growing quantity of available documents raised questions about what
Annual Review of Information Science and Technology
  • M. Buckland
  • Engineering, Computer Science
    J. Documentation
  • 2006
TLDR
This paper will concern you to try reading annual review of information science and technology as one of the reading material to finish quickly.
What kind of science can information science be?
  • M. Buckland
  • Computer Science
    J. Assoc. Inf. Sci. Technol.
  • 2012
TLDR
If information science is concerned with what people know, then it is a form of cultural engagement, and at most, a science of the artificial.
What is a digital document
La question « Qu'est-ce qu 'un document numerique? » est vue comme un cas particulier de la question « Qu'est-ce qu'un document?». Habituellement le mot « document » fait reference a un
Redesigning Library Services: A Manifesto
This blueprint provides a new framework within which to attempt to understand and to plan library services in the future. Buckland's examination of informational technology is the basis of an
Information as Thing
Three meanings of “information” are distinguished: “Information‐as‐process”; “information‐as‐knowledge”; and “information‐as‐thing,” the attributive use of “information” to denote things regarded as
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