Received citations as a main SEO factor of Google Scholar results ranking

  title={Received citations as a main SEO factor of Google Scholar results ranking},
  author={Crist{\`o}fol Rovira and Frederic Guerrero-Sol{\'e} and Llu{\'i}s Codina},
The aim of this article is to analyze the web positioning factors that can influence the order, by relevance, in Google Scholar and the subsequent evaluation of the importance of received citations in this ordering process. The methodology of reverse engineering was applied, in which a comparison was made between the Google Scholar ranking and another ranking consisting of only the number of citations received by documents. This investigation was conducted employing four types of searches… CONTINUE READING
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Key Quantitative Results

  • En cada uno de estos cuatro tipos de búsqueda, se realizaron 25 búsquedas de 1.000 resultados, alcanzando un total de 100.000 datos.
  • una confianza total del 95% en la interpretación de 25 intervalos de confianza, se ha utilizado un nivel de significación de alfa = 0,0025 siguiendo el criterio conservador de Bonferroni.


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