By Roberto Todeschini,Alberto Baccini

finally, the 1st systematic advisor to the transforming into jungle of quotation indices and different bibliometric indicators.
Written with the purpose of offering a whole and independent review of all to be had statistical measures for medical productiveness, the middle of this reference is an alphabetical dictionary of indices and different algorithms used to judge the significance and effect of researchers and their associations. In one hundred fifty significant articles, the authors describe all indices in strictly mathematical phrases with no passing judgement on their relative advantage. From primary measures, resembling the magazine influence issue or the h-index, to hugely really good indices, all symptoms at present in use within the sciences and arts are defined, and their program defined. The introductory part and the appendix comprise a wealth of precious helping details on facts assets, instruments and strategies for bibliometric and scientometric research - for person researchers in addition to their funders and publishers.

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