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A Reproducible Journal Classification and Global Map of Science Based on Aggregated Journal-Journal Citation Relations

@article{Leydesdorff2016ARJ,
  title={A Reproducible Journal Classification and Global Map of Science Based on Aggregated Journal-Journal Citation Relations},
  author={Loet Leydesdorff and Lutz Bornmann and Ping Zhou},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2016},
  volume={abs/1604.02716}
}
A number of journal classification systems have been developed in bibliometrics since the launch of the Citation Indices by the Institute of Scientific Information (ISI) in the 1960s. The best known system is the so-called "Web-of-Science Subject Categories" (WCs). Each system has its own advantages and disadvantages. Using the Journal Citation Reports 2014 of the Science Citation Index and the Social Science Citation Index (n of journals = 11,149), we examine the options for developing an… 
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