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Mapping The Science Of Law: A Jurimetrics Analysis, Jeyshankar -. Ramalingam -, Nishavathi E Dec 2018

Mapping The Science Of Law: A Jurimetrics Analysis, Jeyshankar -. Ramalingam -, Nishavathi E

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

This article provides an outline for jurimetrics and its role in finding most relevant and influential decisions of Supreme Court of India particularly in the topic of sexual harassment covering the period of 5 years (2012 to 2016). It retrieved 35 precedents that cited 662 legal information sources. These precedents are further analyzed with the network measures such as degree centrality, closeness centrality and authoritative scores to find out the influential and relevant decisions in sexual harassment. The precedents of Supreme Court of India (Vn=575) legal citation network is created to map the science of law.


Diffusion Of Big Data In Indian Scientific Literature: Study Of Research Productivity And Scientific Collaboration, Punit Kumar Singh, Ajay P. Singh Prof. Aug 2017

Diffusion Of Big Data In Indian Scientific Literature: Study Of Research Productivity And Scientific Collaboration, Punit Kumar Singh, Ajay P. Singh Prof.

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Purpose: Big data, a buzzword of the present time, is a term used for extremly large data sets generated from the digital process which is not possible to analyze by traditional methods. These data sets are produced by digital devices such as smart phones, remote sensing, camera, microphones, RFID etc. The literature on big data is growing exponentially since 2011. Big data is tending to establish as a very important research field. This paper aims to explore the evolution, growth and scientific collaboration of the Indian publications in the field of big data.

Design/methodology/approach: A survey approach is used …


Dimensions Of Access To Traceability Information For Us Beef Cattle Producers: Merging Information Frameworks For Assessment And Visualization Of State Web-Based Resources In An Effort To Strengthen National Security Connections Between Government And Cattle Farming Operations, Reid Isaac Boehm Aug 2015

Dimensions Of Access To Traceability Information For Us Beef Cattle Producers: Merging Information Frameworks For Assessment And Visualization Of State Web-Based Resources In An Effort To Strengthen National Security Connections Between Government And Cattle Farming Operations, Reid Isaac Boehm

Doctoral Dissertations

US consumers eat a lot of beef. The nation’s beef cattle production industry is a multi-faceted, complex supply chain which makes it an area rich for discussion about information practices, yet vulnerable to problems such as disease and terrorist attack. This research looks at cattle identification and traceability information resources that are accessible to beef cattle producers through two web channels: the state cooperative Extension website and the state Department of Agriculture website. This is a state by state content analysis of all fifty states to look at the topics, types, formats, quality, and interactivity of the available resources. By …


The Chat Is Coming From Inside The House: An Analysis Of Perceived Chat Behavior And Reality, Elizabeth Berndt-Morris, Samantha Minnis Oct 2014

The Chat Is Coming From Inside The House: An Analysis Of Perceived Chat Behavior And Reality, Elizabeth Berndt-Morris, Samantha Minnis

Samantha Minnis

When looking for ways to improve library services, we considered what data sources were readily available to us and how we could harvest and use this data. We investigated three years of chat reference statistics at Central Michigan University, a large research institution, to gain a better understanding of our patrons' chat behavior. We then compared the results to a survey given to the information professionals using chat reference, examining the perceptions of our chat service versus the results of our statistical analysis. With a large population of students on-campus, off-campus, and online, we looked at the incoming location of …