Normalization at the field level: fractional counting of citations

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Leydesdorff, Loet; Opthof, Tobias;
  • Subject: Physics - Physics and Society | Computer Science - Digital Libraries

In the case of the scientometric evaluation of multi- or interdisciplinary units one risks to compare apples with oranges: each paper has to be assessed in comparison to an appropriate reference set. We suggest that the set of citing papers can be considered as the rele... View more
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