Controversial Questions

Michel J. Menou Michel.Menou at WANADOO.FR
Sat Aug 12 06:07:41 EDT 2000

At 15:05 11/08/00 -0400, Betsy Van der Veer Martens wrote:
>Just as additional conversation fodder: I'd be curious myself to know
>what people on the list think of the theory of "engineered reach" as
>applied to citations by David Kaufer and Kathleen Carley in their 1993
>book, "Communication at a Distance"? Is anyone attempting to replicate
>their simulated findings with actual citation data? Why or why not?

As the idiot on duty in this list, I'd also be interested to see a short
introduction to this topic and/or a reference.

Thanks in advance

Michel Menou

Michel J. Menou, Ph.D., Professor of Information Policy
Department of Information Science, School of Informatics
City University
Northampton Square, London EC1V OHB, U.K.
Email: Michel.Menou at

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