Citation Counts

Some articles on citation, citations, citation counts:

Citation Impact
... Citation is the process of acknowledging or citing the author, year, title, and locus of publication (journal, book, or other) of a source used in a published work ... Such citations can be counted as measures of the usage and impact of the cited work ... This is called citation analysis or bibliometrics ...
Google Scholar - Limitations and Criticism
... ISI Web of Knowledge, although, in a study limited to the biomedical field, the citation information found in Google Scholar have found to be sometimes inadequate, and less often updated ... Matthew effect — Google Scholar puts high weight on citation counts in its ranking algorithm and therefore is being criticised for strengthening the ... and Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg demonstrated that citation counts on Google Scholar can be manipulated and complete non-sense articles created with ...

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