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Highly Cited Researchers 2014

Postby mgcrisp » Sat Jul 05, 2014 6:42 pm

Thomson-Reuters' Highly Cited Researchers 2014 has been released:

http://highlycited.com/
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Re: Highly Cited Researchers 2014

Postby DaFinchi » Thu Aug 21, 2014 11:13 am

The methodology behind this is a whole lot more robust than it used to be - it sort-of-kind-of-a-bit takes a field/age normalisation approach, in that articles are ranked by year and ESI field. The only real problem there is that the fields are incredibly broad - Clinical Medicine, for example, covers everything from the poorly cited Radiography to the well-cited Oncology. So you're still comparing apples with pears. They could fix this by using more granular subject-level baselines then aggregating up into ESI fields, but I guess that'd be a lot more work for them.

Still, a step in the right direction from Thomson Reuters.
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