Citation analysis and the complex problem of intellectual influence

  title={Citation analysis and the complex problem of intellectual influence},
  author={Harriet Zuckerman},
  • H. Zuckerman
  • Published 1 November 1987
  • Education
  • Scientometrics
The problem of tracing intellectual influences in the development of science and learning has a long history of much discussion and some investigation, a history that cannot be examined here. But, by way of historical perspective on the "evolving grammar of citation analysis," it is useful to recognize that from its emergence, citation analysis has been just one, hardly the sole procedure, used to trace intellectual influence flowing from designated works in science and scholarship by… 
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