Citation analysis cannot legitimate the strategic selection of excellence

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

In reaction to a previous critique(Opthof & Leydesdorff, 2010), the Center for Science and Technology Studies (CWTS) in Leiden proposed to change their old "crown" indicator in citation analysis into a new one. Waltman et al. (2011)argue that this change does not affect... View more
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