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SIGIR: scholar vs. scholars' interpretation

Lanagan, James and Smeaton, Alan F. (2010) SIGIR: scholar vs. scholars' interpretation. In: SIGIR 2010 - 33rd international ACM SIGIR conference on research and development in information retrieval , 19-23 July 2010, Geneva, Switzerland. ISBN 978-1-4503-0153-4

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Google Scholar allows researchers to search through a free and extensive source of information on scientific publications. In this paper we show that within the limited context of SIGIR proceedings, the rankings created by Google Scholar are both significantly different and very negatively correlated with those of domain experts.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Poster)
Event Type:Conference
Uncontrolled Keywords:Google scholar; citation analysis;
Subjects:Computer Science > Information retrieval
Computer Science > Algorithms
DCU Faculties and Centres:DCU Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Engineering and Computing > School of Computing
Research Initiatives and Centres > CLARITY: The Centre for Sensor Web Technologies
Publisher:Association for Computing Machinery
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Copyright Information:Copyright is held by the author/owner(s).
Use License:This item is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Share Alike 3.0 License. View License
Funders:Science Foundation Ireland
ID Code:15750
Deposited On:22 Oct 2010 14:13 by Dr James Lanagan. Last Modified 22 Nov 2010 14:19

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