The Ecosystem of Information Retrieval

This paper presents an initial proposal for a formal framework that, by studying the metric variables involved in information retrieval, can establish the sequence of events involved and how to perform it. A systematic approach from the equations of Shannon and Weaver to establish the decidability of information retrieval systems and Conrad’s equation is used to …

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Measuring Influence in Social Media (Due April 30, 2013)

Call for Papers: American Behavioral Scientist, Special Issue on Measuring Influence in Social Media Editors: – Anatoliy Gruzd <>, School of Information Management,  Dalhousie University, Canada – Barry Wellman <>, S.D. Clark Professor of  Sociology, Department of Sociology, University of Toronto, Canada Submission deadline: *April 30, 2013* More info at