Statistical modelling of citation exchange between statistics journals

  title={Statistical modelling of citation exchange between statistics journals},
  author={Cristiano Varin and Manuela Cattelan and David Firth},
  journal={Journal of the Royal Statistical Society. Series A, (Statistics in Society)},
  pages={1 - 63}
Rankings of scholarly journals based on citation data are often met with scepticism by the scientific community. Part of the scepticism is due to disparity between the common perception of journals’ prestige and their ranking based on citation counts. A more serious concern is the inappropriate use of journal rankings to evaluate the scientific influence of researchers. The paper focuses on analysis of the table of cross‐citations among a selection of statistics journals. Data are collected… 
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