No More 404s: Predicting Referenced Link Rot in Scholarly Articles for Pro-Active Archiving

@inproceedings{Zhou2015NoM4,
  title={No More 404s: Predicting Referenced Link Rot in Scholarly Articles for Pro-Active Archiving},
  author={Ke Zhou and Claire Grover and Martin Klein and Richard Tobin},
  booktitle={JCDL},
  year={2015}
}
The citation of resources is a fundamental part of scholarly discourse. Due to the popularity of the web, there is an increasing trend for scholarly articles to reference web resources (e.g. software, data). However, due to the dynamic nature of the web, the referenced links may become inaccessible ('rotten') sometime after publication, returning a "404 Not… CONTINUE READING