The influence of international collaboration on the impact of research results

  title={The influence of international collaboration on the impact of research results},
  author={A. V. Raan},
  • A. V. Raan
  • Published 2006
  • Sociology, Computer Science
  • Scientometrics
  • There is an ongoing discussion on the influence of international collaboration on impact as measured by citation-based indicators. Collaboration generally involves more authors than ‘no collaboration’ work and it is obvious that the phenomenon of self-citation will be stronger (there are more authors to cite themselves). Thus it can be seen as an important ‘amplifier’ of measured impact. Although this effect is certainly possible and already demonstrated recently, it should not be considered as… CONTINUE READING
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