Rivals for the crown: Reply to Opthof and Leydesdorff

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van Raan, Anthony F. J.; van Leeuwen, Thed N.; Visser, Martijn S.; van Eck, Nees Jan; Waltman, Ludo;
(2010)
  • Publisher: SW Centrum Wetensch. & Techn. Studies (CWTS)
  • Subject: Physics - Physics and Society | Computer Science - Digital Libraries

We reply to the criticism of Opthof and Leydesdorff [arXiv:1002.2769] on the way in which our institute applies journal and field normalizations to citation counts. We point out why we believe most of the criticism is unjustified, but we also indicate where we think Opt... View more
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