Ranking university departments using the mean h-index

@article{Lazaridis2009RankingUD,
  title={Ranking university departments using the mean h-index},
  author={Themis Lazaridis},
  journal={Scientometrics},
  year={2009},
  volume={82},
  pages={211-216}
}
  • T. Lazaridis
  • Published 1 February 2010
  • Computer Science
  • Scientometrics
Ranking of universities has lately received considerable attention. [...] Key Result The results seem highly meaningful. If performed on a pan-European basis, such rankings could spur healthy competition and could provide a strong motive for meritocratic hiring practices. Technical difficulties and possible extension of this approach to social science and humanities departments are discussed.Expand
Designing a Composite Index for research performance evaluation at the national or regional level: ranking Central Universities in India
TLDR
A multidimensional ‘Quality–Quantity’ Composite Index for a group of institutions using bibliometric data, that can be used for ranking and for decision making or policy purposes at the national or regional level is proposed. Expand
Comparative results of different evaluation methodologies
In this article we will discuss the ranking of the sociology higher education study programs in Romania, on the basis of departmental g-successive index. The need and consequences of rankings inExpand
A Scientometric Evaluation of 50 Greek Science and Engineering University Departments using Google Scholar
TLDR
Analysis of the collected data showed that departments of the same academic discipline are characterized by significant differences on the scientific outcome, and academics who earned their PhD title in the USA demonstrate higher indices in comparison to scholars who obtained their PhD titles in Europe or in Greece. Expand
Ranking Chemical Engineering Departments in Turkey Based on Academic Performance
I n contrast to other G20 countries, Turkey has focused on expanding the number and size of its universities in recent years (British Council, 2015): The number of universities increased from 71 toExpand
Evaluation of ninety-three major Greek university departments using Google Scholar
In this article, 93 Greek university departments were evaluated according to their academics’ h-index. A representative sample from the fields of social sciences and humanities, sciences,Expand
High-ranked citations percentage as an indicator of publications quality
  • P. Praus
  • Computer Science, Mathematics
  • Scientometrics
  • 2019
TLDR
Unlike the h-index, HCP as a relative indicator does not underestimate researchers with shorter or interrupted research careers and does not depend on research fields. Expand
Assembling the research profile of Greek Economic Departments
The publications of 298 faculty members of thirteen Greek Economic Departments and one Economics research institute was retrieved and analyzed together with other information like the institution andExpand
Sub-organizations of institutions in computer science journals at the turn of the century
TLDR
This paper analyzes the metadata on almost 150,000 journal articles indexed by the Web of Science from the period 1996 – 2005 juxtaposing the first five with the last five years of this epoch and produces rankings of computer science departments based on various scientometric indicators and compares the corresponding rankings from the two time periods. Expand
Ranking institutions within a discipline: The steep mountain of academic excellence
TLDR
The axiomatic characterisation of WTC shows why it is especially suitable for scientometric purposes and the size of the stable sets with respect to exclusiveness can be plotted to obtain an overview of the competitiveness of the field. Expand
A Quantity–Quality Composite Ranking of Indian Institutions in CS Research
TLDR
The results obtained present a comprehensive analysis of research competitiveness of Indian institutions in CS research, both relative to each other and with the world top, and present inferences useful for policy makers, funding agencies, prospective students, and the CS community at large. Expand
...
1
2
3
4
5
...

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 21 REFERENCES
Using the h-index to rank influential British researchers in information science and librarianship
  • C. Oppenheim
  • Computer Science
  • J. Assoc. Inf. Sci. Technol.
  • 2007
TLDR
The analysis of the literature produced by senior British-based academics in librarianship and information science for the years from 1992 to October 2005 found that Eugene Garfield, the founder of modern citation studies, has an even higher h-index than Peter Willett. Expand
Usefulness of Hirsch’s h-index to evaluate scientific research in Spain
TLDR
The proposed set of indexes accurately summarizes both the success and evolution of scientists’ careers in Spain, and it may be useful in the evaluation of other not well established national scientific research systems. Expand
Comparative study of international academic rankings of universities
TLDR
Results show that, although some indicators differ considerably across selected rankings and even many indicators are unique, indicators referred to research and scientific productivity from university academic staff have a prominent role across all approaches. Expand
Exploring the h-index at the author and journal levels using bibliometric data of productive consumer scholars and business-related journals respectively
  • G. Saad
  • Sociology, Computer Science
  • Scientometrics
  • 2006
SummaryUsing both author-level and journal-level data, Hirsch's h-index is shown to possess substantial heuristic value in that it yields accurate results whilst requiring minimal informationalExpand
Using the h-index to rank influential information scientists
TLDR
It is shown how the h-index can be used to express the broad impact of a scholar’s research output over time in more nuanced fashion than straight citation counts. Expand
Generalized Hirsch h-index for disclosing latent facts in citation networks
TLDR
The effectiveness and the benefits of the new indices are exhibited to unfold the full potential of the h-index, with extensive experimental results obtained from the DBLP, a widely known on-line digital library. Expand
What do we know about the h index?
TLDR
The advantages and disadvantages of the h index are described and the studies on the convergent validity of this index are summarized and corrections and complements as well as single-number alternatives are introduced. Expand
Fatal attraction: Conceptual and methodological problems in the ranking of universities by bibliometric methods
  • A. Raan
  • Computer Science, Sociology
  • Scientometrics
  • 2005
A system of input, output, and efficiency indicators is sketched out, with each indicator related to basic research, applied research, and experimental development. Mainly, this scheme is inspired byExpand
Research output evaluation of two University Departments in Greece with the use of bibliometric indicators
TLDR
Results shown that bibliometric indicators if applied properly may give very interesting information on the research performance and nature of research carried out in University Departments. Expand
Theory and practise of the g-index
  • L. Egghe
  • Mathematics, Computer Science
  • Scientometrics
  • 2006
TLDR
It is shown that the g-index inherits all the good properties of the h-index and better takes into account the citation scores of the top articles and yields a better distinction between and order of the scientists from the point of view of visibility. Expand
...
1
2
3
...