Thu, 05 Feb 2004 15:15:03 GMT

Bibliomining Information Center. Bibliomining Information Center

For years, bibliometrics has been used to track patterns in authorship, citation, etc. Today, there are many more tools available for discovering similar patterns in complex datasets from data mining and statistics. In addition, tools from management science such as Online Analytical Processing (OLAP) can be used to explore the data for patterns. Therefore, a more complex definition is: Bibliomining is the combination of data mining, bibliometrics, statistics, and reporting tools used to extract patterns of behavior-based artifacts from library systems. I have added this source to my Subject Tracer™ Information Blogs on Knowledge Discovery and Research Resources. [Marcus P. Zillman, M.S., A.M.H.A. Author/Speaker/Consultant]