Normalization, CWTS indicators, and the Leiden Rankings: Differences in citation behavior at the level of fields

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Leydesdorff, Loet; Opthof, Tobias;
(2010)
  • Subject: Physics - Physics and Society

Van Raan et al. (2010; arXiv:1003.2113) have proposed a new indicator (MNCS) for field normalization. Since field normalization is also used in the Leiden Rankings of universities, we elaborate our critique of journal normalization in Opthof & Leydesdorff (2010; arXiv:1... View more
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