Influence of omitted citations on the bibliometric statistics of the major Manufacturing journals

@article{Franceschini2015InfluenceOO,
  title={Influence of omitted citations on the bibliometric statistics of the major Manufacturing journals},
  author={Fiorenzo Franceschini and Domenico A. Maisano and Luca Mastrogiacomo},
  journal={Scientometrics},
  year={2015},
  volume={103},
  pages={1083-1122}
}
Bibliometrics is a relatively young and rapidly evolving discipline. Essential for this discipline are bibliometric databases and their information content concerning scientific publications and relevant citations. Databases are unfortunately affected by errors, whose main consequence is represented by omitted citations, i.e., citations that should be ascribed to a certain (cited) paper but, for some reason, are lost. This paper studies the impact of omitted citations on the bibliometric… CONTINUE READING