Comment: Citation Statistics

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Lehmann, Sune; Lautrup, Benny E.; Jackson, Andrew D.;
(2009)
  • Publisher: The Institute of Mathematical Statistics
  • Journal: issn: 0883-4237
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1214/09-STS285B
  • Subject: Citations | Statistics - Methodology | Physics - Physics and Society | Computer Science - Digital Libraries | ranking

We discuss the paper "Citation Statistics" by the Joint Committee on Quantitative Assessment of Research [arXiv:0910.3529]. In particular, we focus on a necessary feature of "good" measures for ranking scientific authors: that good measures must able to accurately disti... View more
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