Feb 17

The Invisible College & Information Foraging

Thanks to an email from Howard D. White at Drexel, I discovered a dissertation by Pamela Sandstrom that discusses both information foraging + invisible colleges via author co-citation analysis. It combines two interests of mine — that of bibliometrics and social networks with information foraging theory. (Sandstrom, P. E. (1998). Information foraging among anthropologists in the invisible college of human behavioral ecology: An author co-citation analysis. Ph.D. dissertation, Indiana University.)

This is almost as good as when Ben & Jerry combined their chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream with their fudge brownie ice cream. Almost as good — Half Baked™ is hard to match.

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Ape Infinitum
6:31 AM on Feb 23, 2003

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