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Applications of SQL for informetric frequency distribution processing


Many informetric data types lend themselves to ready adaptation to relational DBMS environments for storage and processing. SQL, the standard language used for constructing and querying relational databases, provides useful tools for processing informetric data. The author demonstrates the applications and some limitations of SQL for efficient organization and tabulation of raw informetric data.

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Correspondence to Dietmar Wolfram.

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Wolfram, D. Applications of SQL for informetric frequency distribution processing. Scientometrics 67, 301–313 (2006).

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