On the correlation between bibliometric indicators and peer review: Reply to Opthof and Leydesdorff

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Waltman, Ludo; van Eck, Nees Jan; van Leeuwen, Thed N.; Visser, Martijn S.; van Raan, Anthony F. J.;
  • Publisher: Springer Netherlands
  • Journal: Scientometrics,volume 88,issue 3,pages1,017-1,022 (issn: 0138-9130, eissn: 1588-2861)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1007/s11192-011-0425-7, pmc: PMC3153659
  • Subject: Social Sciences(all) | Law | Correlation | Peer review | Physics - Physics and Society | Bibliometric indicator | Computer Science Applications | Citation analysis | Computer Science - Digital Libraries | Article | Library and Information Sciences

Opthof and Leydesdorff (Scientometrics, 2011) reanalyze data reported by Van Raan (Scientometrics 67(3):491–502, 2006) and conclude that there is no significant correlation between on the one hand average citation scores measured using the CPP/FCSm indicator and on the ... View more
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