The relationship between the WIFs or inlinks of Computer Science Departments in UK and their RAE ratings or research productivities in 2001

@article{Li2003TheRB,
  title={The relationship between the WIFs or inlinks of Computer Science Departments in UK and their RAE ratings or research productivities in 2001},
  author={Xuemei Li and Mike Thelwall and Peter B. Musgrove and David Wilkinson},
  journal={Scientometrics},
  year={2003},
  volume={57},
  pages={239-255}
}
Previous research has shown that Web link based metrics can correlate with traditional research assessment at the university level. In this study, we test whether the same is true for the computer science departments in the UK. The relevant Web Impact Factors (WIFs) were calculated from the link data collected both from AltaVista and the special academic crawler of the University of Wolverhampton. The numbers of staff members and Web pages in each computer science department were used as… CONTINUE READING

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