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Keywords: Hirsch index Hirsch spectrum Journal's (co-)authors Citations Bibliometrics Quality Engineering/Quality Management journals Journal qualimetrics a b s t r a c t This paper introduces the Hirsch spectrum (h-spectrum) for analyzing the academic reputation of a scientific journal. h-Spectrum is a novel tool based on the Hirsch (h) index. It is easy(More)
In a recent work by Anderson et al. (2008), Ferrers diagrams and Durfee squares are used to represent the scientific output of a scientist and construct a new h-based bibliometric indicator, the tapered h-index (h T). In the first part of this paper we examine h T , identifying its main drawbacks and weaknesses: an arbitrary scoring system and an illusory(More)
Purpose – To provide a cross-section of International Standardization Organization (ISO) 9000 quality certification diffusion over time and its impact on industrial systems. Design/methodology/approach – The starting point of the analysis is " The ISO survey of ISO 9000 and ISO 14001 certificates " document. Available data concur to trace a synthesis of(More)
Porto, the institutional repository of the Politecnico di Torino, is provided by the University Library and the IT-Services. The aim is to enable open access to all the world. Please share with us how this access benefits you. Your story matters. Abstract The h-index is a relatively recent bibliometric indicator for assessing the research output of(More)
Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN) typically consist of a large number of densely populated sensor nodes. Due to important advances in integrated circuits and radio technologies, the use of distributed sensor networks is more and more widespread for a variety of applications, such as indoor navigation, environmental monitoring, people and objects tracking,(More)
Evaluating the scientific output of researchers, research institutions, academic departments and even universities is a challenging issue. To do this, bibliometric indicators are helpful tools, more and more familiar to research and governmental institutions. This paper proposes a structured method to compare academic research groups within the same(More)
Among the most recent bibliometric indicators for normalizing the differences among fields of science in terms of citation behaviour, Kosmulski (J Informetr 5(3):481–485, 2011) proposed the NSP (number of successful paper) index. According to the authors, NSP deserves much attention for its great simplicity and immediate meaning—equivalent to those of the(More)
Omitted citations – i.e., missing links between a cited paper and the corresponding citing papers – are the main consequence of several bibliometric database errors. This paper investigates the possible relationship between omitted citations and publishers of the relevant citing papers. This relationship is potentially meaningful because: (i) publishers(More)