A Population-Modulated Bibliometric Measure with an Application in the Field of Statistics

Panaretos, John and Malesios, Chrisovaladis A Population-Modulated Bibliometric Measure with an Application in the Field of Statistics., 2009 [Preprint]

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We use Confirmatory Factor Analysis (CFA) to derive a unifying measure of comparison of scientists based on bibliometric measurements, by utilizing the h-index, some similar h-type indices as well as other common measures of scientific performance. We use a real data example from nine well-known Departments of Statistics (Berkeley, Carnegie Mellon, Chicago, Duke, Harvard, Minnesota, Oxford, Stanford and Washington) to demonstrate our approach and argue that our combined measure results in a better overall evaluation of a researchers’ scientific work.

Item type: Preprint
Keywords: Citation metrics, Research output, h-index, h-type indices, Confirmatory Factor Analysis (CFA), Highly cited researchers
Subjects: B. Information use and sociology of information > BB. Bibliometric methods
B. Information use and sociology of information > BD. Information society.
Depositing user: John Panaretos
Date deposited: 31 Jul 2009
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:14
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10760/13394

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