ERIC Number: EJ448884
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: 0
On the Objectives of Citation Analysis: Problems of Theory and Method.
Peritz, B. C.
Journal of the American Society for Information Science, v43 n6 p448-51 Jul 1992
Examines difficulties with citation analysis as it is used to study citation frequency, usually for the evaluation of scientists, publications, or institutions. Topics addressed include selection of a control set of papers, comparisons of different types of papers (e.g., methodological or theoretical), effects of independent variables, and use of statistical models. (21 references) (MES)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
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