A citation analysis of top research papers of computer science

Hussain, Akhtar and Swain, Dillip-K. A citation analysis of top research papers of computer science. International Research: Journal of Library and Information Science, 2011, vol. 1, n. 2. [Journal article (Unpaginated)]

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The study intends to evaluate the top papers of Computer Science as reflected in Science Direct. Moreover, it aims to find out authorship pattern, ranking of authors, ranking of country productivity, ranking of journals, and highly cited papers of Computer Science. The citations data have been collected from the quarterly list of hottest 25 research articles in the subject field of Computer Science from Science Direct database. In the present study, 20 issues of the alert service beginning from January/March 2005 to October/December 2010 containing a total number of 495 articles in Computer Science have been taken up for analysis. The study reveals that out of 495 top papers; three-authored articles are little ahead than two authored articles followed by four-authored articles and the country productivity of USA is at the top followed by UK, Taiwan, Chaina, and Canada. Moreover, it finds that European Journal of Operational Research occupies the top position followed by Computers in Human Behavior, and Pattern Recognition.

Item type: Journal article (Unpaginated)
Keywords: citation analysis, Bibliometric study, Equal credit method, citation counts, country productivity
Subjects: B. Information use and sociology of information > BB. Bibliometric methods
Depositing user: Dr. Dillip K Swain
Date deposited: 19 Apr 2012
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:22
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10760/16859


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