Google Scholar's ranking algorithm: The impact of citation counts (An empirical study)

@article{Beel2009GoogleSR,
  title={Google Scholar's ranking algorithm: The impact of citation counts (An empirical study)},
  author={J. Beel and Bela Gipp},
  journal={2009 Third International Conference on Research Challenges in Information Science},
  year={2009},
  pages={439-446}
}
  • J. Beel, Bela Gipp
  • Published 2009
  • Computer Science
  • 2009 Third International Conference on Research Challenges in Information Science
  • Google Scholar is one of the major academic search engines but its ranking algorithm for academic articles is unknown. In a recent study we partly reverse-engineered the algorithm. This paper presents the results of our second study. While the previous study provided a broad overview, the current study focused on analyzing the correlation of an article's citation count and its ranking in Google Scholar. For this study, citation counts and rankings of 1,364,757 articles were analyzed. Some… CONTINUE READING
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