Answer all problems
Define ‘informativeness’ and discuss its properties.
Define librametry, bibliometrics and informetrics. Discuss sub-fields of informetrics.
List and describe the different models of growth of knowledge.
What do you understand by science indicators? Discuss their types and functions.
State utility of citation counting. Discuss Sengupta’s weightage formula to correct citations for post-war periodicals.
Discuss Lotka’s Law of Scientific Productivity and its applications.
Discuss concept of obsolescence of literature and its patterns. What are the various measures of rating obsolescence?
Discuss Binomial distribution, Poisson distribution and Normal distribution.
prepare short notes on the following:
a) Zipf’s Law
b) Coeffecient of Variation
c) Journal -to-Journal Citation Maps
d) Human resource indicators