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February 2009 Comment: Citation Statistics
Sune Lehmann, Benny E. Lautrup, Andrew D. Jackson
Statist. Sci. 24(1): 17-20 (February 2009). DOI: 10.1214/09-STS285B

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We discuss the paper “Citation Statistics” by the Joint Committee on Quantitative Assessment of Research. In particular, we focus on a necessary feature of “good” measures for ranking scientific authors: that good measures must able to accurately distinguish between authors.

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Sune Lehmann. Benny E. Lautrup. Andrew D. Jackson. "Comment: Citation Statistics." Statist. Sci. 24 (1) 17 - 20, February 2009. https://doi.org/10.1214/09-STS285B

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Published: February 2009
First available in Project Euclid: 8 October 2009

zbMATH: 1327.01060
MathSciNet: MR2561122
Digital Object Identifier: 10.1214/09-STS285B

Keywords: citations, ranking

Rights: Copyright © 2009 Institute of Mathematical Statistics

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