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Google Web APIs - an Instrument for Webometric Analyses?

  title={Google Web APIs - an Instrument for Webometric Analyses?},
  author={Philipp Mayr and Fabio Tosques},
This poster introduces Google Web APIs (Google APIs) as an instrument and playground for webometric studies. Several examples of Google APIs implementations in the context of webometrics are given. Our examples show that this Google Web Service can be used successfully for informetric Internet based studies albeit with some restrictions. E.g. we can show that hit results from the two different Google interfaces: Google APIs and the standard interface Google.com vary in range, structure und… 

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