Advanced bibliometric methods as quantitative core of peer review based evaluation and foresight exercises

  title={Advanced bibliometric methods as quantitative core of peer review based evaluation and foresight exercises},
  author={A. V. Raan},
  • A. V. Raan
  • Published 2005
  • Computer Science
  • Scientometrics
  • This paper gives an overview of the potentials and limitations of bibliometric methods for the assessment of strengths and weaknesses in research performance, and for monitoring scientific developments. We distinguish two different methods. In the first application, research performance assessment, the bibliometric method is based on advanced analysis of publication and citation data. We show that the resulting indicators are very useful, and in fact an indispensable element next to peer review… CONTINUE READING
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