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  • Underdetermination and the Claims of Science 

    Magnus, P.D. (2003-03)
    The underdetermination of theory by evidence is supposed to be a reason to rethink science. It is not. Many authors claim that underdetermination has momentous consequences for the status of scientific claims, but such ...
  • User generated descriptions of individual images versus labels of groups of images: A comparison using basic level theory 

    Rorissa, Abebe (Elsevier, 2008)
    Although images are visual information sources with little or no text associated with them, users still tend to use text to describe images and formulate queries. This is because digital libraries and search engines provide ...
  • Visualizing and mapping the intellectual structure of information retrieval 

    Rorissa, Abebe; Yuan, Xiaojun (Elsevier, 2012)
    Information retrieval is a long established subfield of library and information science. Since its inception in the early- to mid -1950s, it has grown as a result, in part, of well-regarded retrieval system evaluation ...
  • Web Citation Availability: A Follow-up Study 

    Casserly, Mary F.; Bird, James (Library Resources & Technical Services, 2008-01)
    The researchers report on a study to examine the persistence of Web-based content. In 2002, a sample of 500 citations to Internet resources from articles published in library and information science journals in 1999 and ...
  • Web Citation Availability: Analysis and Implications for Scholarship 

    Casserly, Mary F.; Bird, James (College & Research Libraries, 2003-07)
    Five hundred citations to Internet resources from articles published in library and information science journals in 1999 and 2000 were profiled and searched on the Web. The majority contained partial bibliographic information ...
  • Wrongful Life and Procreative Decisions 

    Steinbock, Bonnie (2009)
    This paper defends and refines the claim that procreation can be wrongful. Procreation is wrongful first when the "nonexistence condition" is met: the person's life will be filled with suffering that cannot be ameliorated ...