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    A computational literature review of the technology acceptance model

    Mortenson, M.J. and Vidgen, Richard (2016) A computational literature review of the technology acceptance model. International Journal of Information Management 36 (6), pp. 1248-1259. ISSN 0268-4012.

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    A literature review is a central part of any research project, allowing the existing research to be mapped and new research questions to be posited. However, due to the limitations of human data processing, the literature review can suffer from an inability to handle large volumes of research articles. The computational literature review (CLR) is proposed here as a complementary part of a wider literature review process. The CLR automates some of the analysis of research articles with analyses of impact (citations), structure (co-authorship networks) and content (topic modeling of abstracts). A contribution of the paper is to demonstrate how the content of abstracts can be analyzed automatically to provide a set of research topics within a literature corpus. The CLR software can be used to support three use cases: (1) analysis of the literature for a research area, (2) analysis and ranking of journals, and (3) analysis and ranking of individual scholars and research teams. The working of the CLR software is illustrated through application to the technology acceptance model (TAM) using a set of 3,386 articles. The CLR is an open source offering, developed in the statistical programming language R, and made freely available to researchers to use and develop further.


    Item Type: Article
    Keyword(s) / Subject(s): Literature review, Computational literature review, Topic models, Lda, Social network analysis, Co-authorship analysis, Citation analysis, Technology acceptance model, Journal ranking
    School: Birkbeck Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Business and Law > Birkbeck Business School
    Depositing User: Administrator
    Date Deposited: 17 Dec 2019 09:50
    Last Modified: 02 Aug 2023 17:56


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