[Air-L] Quantitative research in information systems
ptimusk at sympatico.ca
Thu Jun 25 09:20:41 PDT 2009
This is an area I work in. I consider quantitative to mean measured by
numbers. So would think you mean data sets of numbers so Use of the
Internet comes to mind.
There are OECD data sets, US and Canada and many others.
B.Math statistics (2002), B.A. legal studies (2006) Carleton University
Systems Science Graduate student, University of Ottawa.
just trying to stay linear.
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Kiitos Paljon, Merci, and thank you.
On 4-Mar-09, at 11:29 AM, Bernhard Rieder wrote:
> It might be helpful if you were a little more specfic, if you look
> at the ACM library and arXiv, mathematical approaches to IS have
> been abundant in recent years. The question is what you mean by
> "quantitative" - looking at the world through mathematical lenses
> makes up a very heterogeneous field indeed and there are methods
> that are very different in scope, direction and applicability. Do
> you want to study users or properties of information systems?
> Demographics or use patterns? Static snapshots or evolutionary
> dynamics? In every case you can find hundreds of papers online.
> If you are interested in approaches based in network science I would
> recommend "The Structure and Dynamics of Networks" by Newman,
> Barabais and Watts, a collection of seminal papers and empirical
> applications (not limited to IT tough). A recent paper by Prieur et
> at. (http://arxiv.org/abs/0802.2317) is, in my view, a great example
> of exceedingly well done quantitative work.
> Bernhard Rieder
> Laboratoire Paragraphe
> Université de Paris 8
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> bernhard.rieder at univ-paris8.fr
> Hakikur Rahman wrote:
>> Dear Colleagues,
>> I am looking for in-depth research papers and case studies on
>> quantitative research in information systems and technologies. It
>> would be great to have them for a research work. Thanking you in
>> Best regards,
>> Hakikur Rahman
>> Post-Doc researcher
>> University of Minho.
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