Counting methods are decisive for rankings based on publication and citation studies

Abstract

For all rankings of countries research output based on number of publications or citations compared with population, GDP, R&D and public R&D expenses, and other national characteristics the counting method is decisive. Total counting (full credit to a country when at least one of the authors is from this country) and Fractional Counting (a country receives… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11192-005-0239-6

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