Citations, research topics and active countries in software engineering: A bibliometrics study

@article{Garousi2016CitationsRT,
  title={Citations, research topics and active countries in software engineering: A bibliometrics study},
  author={Vahid Garousi and Mika Viking M{\"a}ntyl{\"a}},
  journal={Computer Science Review},
  year={2016},
  volume={19},
  pages={56-77}
}
Context: An enormous number of papers (more than 70,000) have been published in the area of Software Engineering (SE) since its inception in 1968. To better characterize and understand this massive research literature, there is a need for comprehensive bibliometrics assessments in this vibrant field. Objective: The objective of this study is to utilize automated citation and topic analysis to characterize the software engineering research literature over the years. While a few bibliometrics… CONTINUE READING