Validation of bibliometric indicators in the field of mathematics

@article{Korevaar1996ValidationOB,
  title={Validation of bibliometric indicators in the field of mathematics},
  author={J. C. Korevaar},
  journal={Scientometrics},
  year={1996},
  volume={37},
  pages={117-130}
}
Bibliometric analyses of scientific publications provide quantitative information that enables evaluators to obtain a useful picture of a team's research visibility. In combination with peer judgements and other qualitative background knowledge, these analyses can serve as a basis for discussions about research performance quality. However, many mathematicians are not convinced that citation counts do in fact provide useful information in the field of mathematics. According to these… CONTINUE READING

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