Statistical Science

Comment: Citation Statistics

Sune Lehmann, Benny E. Lautrup, and Andrew D. Jackson

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Abstract

We discuss the paper “Citation Statistics” by the Joint Committee on Quantitative Assessment of Research. In particular, we focus on a necessary feature of “good” measures for ranking scientific authors: that good measures must able to accurately distinguish between authors.

Article information

Source
Statist. Sci., Volume 24, Number 1 (2009), 17-20.

Dates
First available in Project Euclid: 8 October 2009

Permanent link to this document
https://projecteuclid.org/euclid.ss/1255009004

Digital Object Identifier
doi:10.1214/09-STS285B

Mathematical Reviews number (MathSciNet)
MR2561122

Zentralblatt MATH identifier
1327.01060

Keywords
Citations ranking

Citation

Lehmann, Sune; Lautrup, Benny E.; Jackson, Andrew D. Comment: Citation Statistics. Statist. Sci. 24 (2009), no. 1, 17--20. doi:10.1214/09-STS285B. https://projecteuclid.org/euclid.ss/1255009004


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