Source: Statist. Sci.
Volume 24, Number 1
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THOMSON: JOURNAL CITATION REPORTS. (2007). Thomson Scientific website is http://scientific.thomson.com/products/jcr/.
THOMSON: SELECTION. (2007). Thomson Scientific website is http://isiwebofknowledge.com/benefits/essays/journalselection/.
THOMSON: IMPACT FACTOR. Thomson Scientific website is http://thomsonreuters.com/products_services/science/free/essays/impact_factor.
THOMSON: HISTORY. Thomson Scientific website is http://thomsonreuters.com/products_services/science/free/essays/history_of_citation_indexing/.
THOMSON: FIFTY YEARS. Thomson Scientific website is http://thomsonreuters.com/products_services/science/free/essays/50_years_citation_indexing/.