The mf-index: A Citation-Based Multiple Factor Index to Evaluate and Compare the Output of Scientists

Abstract

Comparing the output of scientists as objective as possible is an important factor for, e.g., the approval of research funds or the filling of open positions at universities. Numeric indices, which express the scientific output in the form of a concrete value, may not completely supersede an overall view of a researcher, but provide helpful indications for… (More)

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