Genre Connectivity and Genre Drift in a Web of Genres

  • Lennart BjörnebornEmail author
Part of the Text, Speech and Language Technology book series (TLTB, volume 42)


The World-Wide Web may be conceived as a web of genres; a network of different web page genres connected by links. The chapter outlines an exploratory empirical investigation of genre connectivity in an academic web space.


Genre connectivity Genre drift Link structures Academic web spaces Small-world networks 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Royal School of Library and Information ScienceCopenhagenDenmark

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