Ranks and sizes: some complementarities and contrasts

@article{TagueSutcliffe1990RanksAS,
  title={Ranks and sizes: some complementarities and contrasts},
  author={Jean Tague-Sutcliffe},
  journal={J. Information Science},
  year={1990},
  volume={16},
  pages={29-35}
}
ranks, in general terms, we shall look at their application to the classical informetric situation: a set of sources generating items. Examples are authors generating publications, journals generating papers, word types generating occurrences, books generating uses, papers generating citations, and so on. In such situations, a statistician would normally look at the distribution of items over sources in terms of the number of sources, f( x), with a specified number of items s, a si:e-frequency… CONTINUE READING

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