Impact Factor 2.0: Applying Social Network Analysis to Scientific Impact Assessment

@article{Hoffmann2014ImpactF2,
  title={Impact Factor 2.0: Applying Social Network Analysis to Scientific Impact Assessment},
  author={Christian Pieter Hoffmann and Christoph Lutz and Miriam Meckel},
  journal={2014 47th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences},
  year={2014},
  pages={1576-1585}
}
Social media are becoming increasingly popular in scientific communication. A range of platforms are geared specifically towards the academic community. Proponents of the altmetrics approach point out that these new media allow for new avenues of scientific impact assessment. Traditional impact measures based on bibliographic analysis have long been criticized for overlooking the relational dynamic of scientific impact. We therefore propose an application of social network analysis to… CONTINUE READING
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