Universality of scholarly impact metrics

@article{Kaur2013UniversalityOS,
  title={Universality of scholarly impact metrics},
  author={Jasleen Kaur and Filippo Radicchi and F. Menczer},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2013},
  volume={abs/1305.6339}
}
Given the growing use of impact metrics in the evaluation of scholars, journals, academic institutions, and even countries, there is a critical need for means to compare scientific impact across disciplinary boundaries. Unfortunately, citation-based metrics are strongly biased by diverse field sizes and publication and citation practices. As a result, we have witnessed an explosion in the number of newly proposed metrics that claim to be “universal.” However, there is currently no way to… Expand
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