Date of Award
Doctor of Philosophy
Theses & dissertations (College of Business)
Brian E. Mennecke
The objectives of this research are to demonstrate how text was used in (1) developing a theory to examine collaborative interaction in virtual worlds, (2) creating a framework for improving the efficiency and effectiveness of dealing with large text datasets for social network analysis, and (3) approaching an understanding of the role of meaning individuals attribute to their mobile devices.
Triplett, Janea, "Mining for meaning: The use of unstructured textual data in information systems research" (2012). Graduate Theses and Dissertations. 12868.