Citation analysis: The counting house

@article{Adam2002CitationAT,
  title={Citation analysis: The counting house},
  author={D. Adam},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2002},
  volume={415},
  pages={726-729}
}
  • D. Adam
  • Published 2002
  • Computer Science, Medicine
  • Nature
Scientists' work is often evaluated using citation statistics compiled by a company called the ISI. But how useful and reliable are the data? David Adam gets the measure of citation analysis. 

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