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Generalized h-index for Disclosing Latent Facts in Citation Networks

  title={Generalized h-index for Disclosing Latent Facts in Citation Networks},
  author={Antonis Sidiropoulos and Dimitrios Katsaros and Yannis Manolopoulos},
What is the value of a scientist and its impact upon the scientific thinking? How can we measure the prestige of a journal or of a conference? The evaluation of the scientific work of a scientist and the estimation of the quality of a journal or conference has long attracted significant interest, due to the benefits from obtaining an unbiased and fair criterion. Although it appears to be simple, defining a quality metric is not an easy task. To overcome the disadvantages of the present metrics… 
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