Review on citation analysis indicators for evaluation of scientific impact

Zhang Bin, Wang Min, Zhang YanWu, A Lita, Liu Xiaoting, Li HaiCun, Xu PeiYang
(Institute of Medical information, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, Beijing 100020, China)

Abstract: The citation analysis method widely applied to the evaluation of scientific impact.In this paper, the citation analysis indicators used to evaluate the scientific influence are reviewed, which include the traditional citations indicators (Total times cited, Average times cited), the journal impact factor, immediacy index, and h index and h-type indices, and Eigenfactor, SJR which based on the citation network, and so on.
Keywords: scientific impact, citation analysis, h index



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