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G. R. Damodaran: G. R. Damodaran (20 February 1914–1986) was an educationist, an administrator, and founder of The GRD Trust in Coimbatore. He was the chairman of the Govt. of India's High Power Committee on the Reorganisation of Polytechnic Education (1969–1970). 2014-J-P-III-Q-1

Ganesh Bhattacharyya: Ganesh Bhattacharyya developed POstulate based Permuted Subject Indexing (POPSI)- a pre- coordinate indexing system  at the Documentation Research and Training Centre (DRTC), Bangalore in 1979 and appeared in the article "POPSI: Its Fundamentals and Procedure Based on a General Theory of Subject Indexing Languages". The term "classaurus" means an indexing language/tool that combines classification and thesaurus, first introduced by G. Bhattacharyya in 1982 in the article “Classaurus : its fundamentals, design and use” for POPSI indexing system. 2005-J-P-II-Q-28, 2006-J-P-II-Q-39, 2013-D-P-III-Q-57, 2016-J-P-II-Q-38

Gemot Wersig: Gemot Wersig & Ulrich Neveling in "The phenomena of interest to information science, a search for identify" (1974) identified the structural approach (matter-oriented), the knowledge approach and the message approach to information. The matter-oriented approach, usually leading to something that may be called Structure-definition, states that the structures of the world which may be perceived or not are 'information'. The Knowledge approach states that the knowledge built up on the basis of perception of the structure of the world is 'information'. The message approach states that 'information' is often equated with 'message' (as the information content is measured by the message). 2013-D-P-II-Q-9, 2014-J-P-II-Q-4

George Boole: George Boole (2 November 1815 – 8 December 1864) was an English mathematician, educator, philosopher and logician. He worked in the fields of differential equations and algebraic logic, and is best known as the author of the book "The Laws of Thought" (1854) which contains Boolean algebra. 2005-J-P-II-Q-9, 2007-D-P-II-Q-45, 2015-J-P-III-Q-10

George Elton Mayo: George Elton Mayo (1880–1949) was an Australian born psychologist, industrial researcher, and organizational theorist who widely known for his work on "the Hawthorne Studies" during 1927-1932 that provide a foundation for the human relations movement. George Elton Mayo is considered as the Father of Human Relations School. 2010-J-P-II-Q-40, 2015-J-P-II-Q-28, 2015-J-P-III-Q-55, 2015-D-P-III-Q-16

George F. Zook: In 1946 President Harry S. Truman appointed George F. Zook to chair a 28-member Presidential Commission on Higher Education that was given the charge of reexamining the U.S. system of higher education "in terms of its objectives, methods, and facilities; and in the light of the social role it has to play." In 1947, the Presidential Commission on Higher Education (also called as The Truman Commission) produced a six-volume report entitled "Higher Education for American Democracy" that recommended changes to expand opportunities for post secondary education and opined that “The Library is second only to the instructional staff in its importance for high quality instruction and research.” 2015-D-P-III-Q-53

George Gerbner: George Gerbner (August 8, 1919 – December 24, 2005) was a professor of communication and the founder of cultivation theory which states that the high frequency viewers of television are more susceptible to media messages and the belief that they are real and valid. He is one of the pioneers in the field of communication research. In 1956, Gerbner attempted the General Purpose of Communication Model. His model suggests that communication as an open system may be regarded as subjective, selective, variable and yet unpredictable. 2012-D-P-III-Q-74, 2013-J-P-III-Q-30, 2014-J-P-II-Q-9, 2014-J-P-II-Q-17

George Herbert Putnam: George Herbert Putnam (September 20, 1861 – August 14, 1955) was an American librarian. He invented Putnam Classification System in 1897 that forms the basis of the Library of Congress Classification (LCC), just before he assumed the librarianship of Congress. 2013-J-P-III-Q-54

George Kelly: George Kelly (April 28, 1905 – March 6, 1967) was an American psychologist, therapist, educator and personality theorist. He is considered the father of cognitive clinical psychology and best known for his theory of personality, Personal Construct Psychology. The repertory grid was devised by George Kelly in around 1955 and is based on his personal constructs theory of personality. The repertory grid is an interviewing technique which uses factor analysis to determine an idiographic measure of personality. 2013-D-P-III-Q-3

George Kingsley Zipf: George Kingsley Zipf (1902–1950), was an American linguist and philologist who studied statistical occurrences in different languages. George Kingsley Zipf popularized Zipf's Law of Word Frequency, an empirical law formulated using mathematical statistics and sought to explain it (Zipf 1935, 1949), though he did not claim to have originated it. Zipf's law states that given some corpus of natural language utterances, the frequency of any word is inversely proportional to its rank in the frequency table.
Popular Works of George Kingsley Zipf includes - Human Behavior and the Principle of Least Effort (1949); The Psycho-Biology of Language (1935). 2006-J-P-II-Q-34, 2008-D-P-II-Q-44, 2009-J-P-II-Q-41, 2011-D-P-II-Q-19, 2011-D-P-II-Q-39, 2012-J-P-II-Q-33, 2012-D-P-III-Q-65, 2013-S-P-II-Q-32

Badan BarmanDr. Badan Barman at present working as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Library and Information Science, Gauhati University, Guwahati-781014, Assam, India. He is the creator of the LIS Links ( - India’s most popular social networking website for Library and Information Science professionals. He also created the Open Access Journals Search Engine (OAJSE) (, UGC NET Guide (, Assam Archive ( and LIS Study ( website.

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