Fair ranking of researchers and research teams

  title={Fair ranking of researchers and research teams},
  author={V{\'a}clav Vavry{\vc}uk},
  booktitle={PloS one},
The main drawback of ranking of researchers by the number of papers, citations or by the Hirsch index is ignoring the problem of distributing authorship among authors in multi-author publications. So far, the single-author or multi-author publications contribute to the publication record of a researcher equally. This full counting scheme is apparently unfair and causes unjust disproportions, in particular, if ranked researchers have distinctly different collaboration profiles. These… CONTINUE READING
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