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Mark Newman

Print publication date: 2018

Print ISBN-13: 9780198805090

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2018

DOI: 10.1093/oso/9780198805090.001.0001

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Networks of information

Networks of information

(p.32) Chapter 3 Networks of information

Mark Newman

Oxford University Press

A discussion of information networks and their measurement. The world wide web is discussed at length, including HTML, HTTP, and the use of crawlers to measure network structure. Citation networks are also discussed in some detail, including their history, structure, and statistics, and the use of databases of citation records to construct networks. Other networks discussed include peer-to-peer networks, recommender networks, and keyword indexes.

Keywords:   World wide web, hyperlink, crawler, web search, citation network, legal citation, patent citation, peer-to-peer network, P2P network, recommender system, collaborative filtering

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