The citation triad: An overview of a scientist's publication output based on Ferrers diagrams

@article{Franceschini2010TheCT,
  title={The citation triad: An overview of a scientist's publication output based on Ferrers diagrams},
  author={Fiorenzo Franceschini and Domenico A. Maisano},
  journal={J. Informetrics},
  year={2010},
  volume={4},
  pages={503-511}
}
In a recent work by Anderson, Hankin, and Killworth (2008), Ferrers diagrams and Durfee squares are used to represent the scientific output of a scientist and construct a new h-based bibliometric indicator, the tapered h-index (hT). In the first part of this paper we examine hT, identifying its main drawbacks and weaknesses: an arbitrary scoring system and an illusory increase in discrimination power compared to h. Subsequently, we propose a new bibliometric tool, the citation triad (CT), that… CONTINUE READING
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