Διαβάζω στα PNAS για μια βιβλιομετρική μέθοδο κατάταξης των επιστημονικών περιοδικών, συγκρίσιμη με τον impact factor.

Η μέθοδος αυτή:

The Eigenfactor™ algorithm corresponds to a simple model of research in which readers follow chains of citations as they move from journal to journal. Imagine that a researcher goes to the library and selects a journal article at random. After reading the article, the researcher selects at random one of the citations from the article. She then proceeds to the journal that was cited, reads a random article there, and selects a citation to direct her to her next journal volume. The researcher does this ad infinitum.

Περισσότερα εδώ.

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