My scale or your meter? Evaluating methods of measuring the Internet

  title={My scale or your meter? Evaluating methods of measuring the Internet},
  author={Giampiero Giacomello and Lucio Picci},
  journal={Information Economics and Policy},
Measuring the Internet the size of its infrastructure, how many people use it, and their prevalent uses is of obvious interest. However, the wealth of available quantitative information regarding the Internet so far has fallen short of satisfying the many needs that it would fulfill. In this paper we set the problem of measuring the Internet into a broad framework that allows us to derive useful insights on the peculiar nature of the Internet as a piece of infrastructure. After reviewing the… CONTINUE READING

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