publication . Article . 2014

Analysis the exploratory factor of evaluating indicators for the researchers\' scientific outputs

Mousa Yaminfirooz; Hemmat Gholinia-Ahangar;
Open Access Persian
  • Published: 01 Jul 2014 Journal: مجله علم‌سنجی کاسپین (issn: 2383-157X, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Babol University of Medical Sciences
Abstract
Background and aim: there are different indexes for evaluation of scientific outputs of scholars. This study aimed at evaluating and analyzing 9 cases of these indexes by using actual data and exploratory factor analysis.  Material and methods: 40 citation reports of researchers was extracted from Web of Science (WoS) and entered into the checklist with the scientific age of researchers and the age of cited papers. Some descriptive and analytic statistics especially exploratory factor analysis were used by SPSS version 19.   Findings: Exploratory factor analysis showed 3 factors with especial values and greater than 1 and with explained variance over 96% in 9 in...
Subjects
free text keywords: Sceintometric indicators, Exploratory factor analysis, Scientific outputs of researchers, Bibliography. Library science. Information resources, Z
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