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Becoming Metric-Wise

Becoming Metric-Wise
  • Author : Ronald Rousseau,Leo Egghe,Raf Guns
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release Date : 2018-01-02
  • Total pages : 402
  • ISBN : 9780081024751
  • File Size : 40,8 Mb
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Becoming Metric-Wise: A Bibliometric Guide for Researchers aims to inform researchers about metrics so that they become aware of the evaluative techniques being applied to their scientific output. Understanding these concepts will help them during their funding initiatives, and in hiring and tenure. The book not only describes what indicators do (or are designed to do, which is not always the same thing), but also gives precise mathematical formulae so that indicators can be properly understood and evaluated. Metrics have become a critical issue in science, with widespread international discussion taking place on the subject across scientific journals and organizations. As researchers should know the publication-citation context, the mathematical formulae of indicators being used by evaluating committees and their consequences, and how such indicators might be misused, this book provides an ideal tome on the topic. Provides researchers with a detailed understanding of bibliometric indicators and their applications Empowers researchers looking to understand the indicators relevant to their work and careers Presents an informed and rounded picture of bibliometrics, including the strengths and shortcomings of particular indicators Supplies the mathematics behind bibliometric indicators so they can be properly understood Written by authors with longstanding expertise who are considered global leaders in the field of bibliometrics

Becoming Metric-Wise

Becoming Metric-Wise
  • Author : Ronald Rousseau,Leo Egghe,Raf Guns
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release Date : 2018-01-04
  • Total pages : 402
  • ISBN : 0081024746
  • File Size : 26,5 Mb
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Becoming Metric-Wise: A Bibliometric Guide for Researchers aims to inform researchers about metrics so that they become aware of the evaluative techniques being applied to their scientific output. Understanding these concepts will help them during their funding initiatives, and in hiring and tenure. The book not only describes what indicators do (or are designed to do, which is not always the same thing), but also gives precise mathematical formulae so that indicators can be properly understood and evaluated. Metrics have become a critical issue in science, with widespread international discussion taking place on the subject across scientific journals and organizations. As researchers should know the publication-citation context, the mathematical formulae of indicators being used by evaluating committees and their consequences, and how such indicators might be misused, this book provides an ideal tome on the topic. Provides researchers with a detailed understanding of bibliometric indicators and their applications Empowers researchers looking to understand the indicators relevant to their work and careers Presents an informed and rounded picture of bibliometrics, including the strengths and shortcomings of particular indicators Supplies the mathematics behind bibliometric indicators so they can be properly understood Written by authors with longstanding expertise who are considered global leaders in the field of bibliometrics

Driving Science Information Discovery in the Digital Age

Driving Science Information Discovery in the Digital Age
  • Author : Svetla Baykoucheva
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release Date : 2021-09-30
  • Total pages : 176
  • ISBN : 9780128237243
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New digital technologies have transformed how scientific information is created, disseminated—and discovered. The emergence of new forms of scientific publishing based on open science and open access have caused a major shift in scientific communication and a restructuring of the flow of information. Specialized indexing services and search engines are trying to get into information seekers’ minds to understand what users are actually looking for when typing all these keywords or drawing chemical structures. Using artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, and semantic indexing, these "discovery agents" are trying to anticipate users’ information needs. In this highly competitive environment, authors should not sit and rely only on publishers, search engines, and indexing services to make their works visible. They need to communicate about their research and reach out to a larger audience. Driving Science Information Discovery in the Digital Age looks through the "eyes" of the main "players" in this "game" and examines the discovery of scientific information from three different, but intertwined, perspectives: Discovering, managing, and using information (Information seeker perspective) Publishing, disseminating, and making information discoverable (Publisher perspective) Creating, spreading, and promoting information (Author perspective). Presents an overview of the current scientific publishing landscape Shows how users can search for scientific information more efficiently Critically analyses the metrics used to measure the quality of journals and the impact of research Looks at the discovery of scientific information from the perspectives of information seekers, publishers, and authors Delves into the practices used by specialized indexing services and search engines to process scientific information and make it discoverable Recommends strategies that authors could use to promote their research.

Handbook Bibliometrics

Handbook Bibliometrics
  • Author : Rafael Ball
  • Publisher : Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
  • Release Date : 2020-12-07
  • Total pages : 541
  • ISBN : 9783110642599
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Bibliometrics and altmetrics are increasingly becoming the focus of interest in the context of research evaluation. The Handbook Bibliometrics provides a comprehensive introduction to quantifying scientific output in addition to a historical derivation, individual indicators, institutions, application perspectives and data bases. Furthermore, application scenarios, training and qualification on bibliometrics and their implications are considered.

Predicting the Dynamics of Research Impact

Predicting the Dynamics of Research Impact
  • Author : Yannis Manolopoulos,Thanasis Vergoulis
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2021-09-22
  • Total pages : 290
  • ISBN : 9783030866686
  • File Size : 34,8 Mb
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This book provides its readers with an introduction to interesting prediction and science dynamics problems in the field of Science of Science. Prediction focuses on the forecasting of future performance (or impact) of an entity, either a research article or a scientist, and also the prediction of future links in collaboration networks or identifying missing links in citation networks. The single chapters are written in a way that help the reader gain a detailed technical understanding of the corresponding subjects, the strength and weaknesses of the state-of-the-art approaches for each described problem, and the currently open challenges. While chapter 1 provides a useful contribution in the theoretical foundations of the fields of scientometrics and science of science, chapters 2-4 turn the focal point to the study of factors that affect research impact and its dynamics. Chapters 5-7 then focus on article-level measures that quantify the current and future impact of scientific articles. Next, chapters 8-10 investigate subjects relevant to predicting the future impact of individual researchers. Finally, chapters 11-13 focus on science evolution and dynamics, leveraging heterogeneous and interconnected data, where the analysis of research topic trends and their evolution has always played a key role in impact prediction approaches and quantitative analyses in the field of bibliometrics. Each chapter can be read independently, since it includes a detailed description of the problem being investigated along with a thorough discussion and study of the respective state-of-the-art. Due to the cross-disciplinary character of the Science of Science field, the book may be useful to interested readers from a variety of disciplines like information science, information retrieval, network science, informetrics, scientometrics, and machine learning, to name a few. The profiles of the readers may also be diverse ranging from researchers and professors in the respective fields to students and developers being curious about the covered subjects.

Scientometrics for the Humanities and Social Sciences

Scientometrics for the Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Author : R. Sooryamoorthy
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2020-11-09
  • Total pages : 152
  • ISBN : 9781000258080
  • File Size : 37,7 Mb
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Scientometrics for the Humanities and Social Sciences is the first ever book on scientometrics that deals with the historical development of both quantitative and qualitative data analysis in scientometric studies. It focuses on its applicability in new and emerging areas of inquiry. This important book presents the inherent potential for data mining and analysis of qualitative data in scientometrics. The author provides select cases of scientometric studies in the humanities and social sciences, explaining their research objectives, sources of data and methodologies. It illustrates how data can be gathered not only from prominent online databases and repositories, but also from journals that are not stored in these databases. With the support of specific examples, the book shows how data on demographic variables can be collected to supplement scientometric data. The book deals with a research methodology which has an increasing applicability not only to the study of science, but also to the study of the disciplines in the humanities and social sciences.

Productivity and Publishing

Productivity and Publishing
  • Author : Margaret-Mary Sulentic Dowell,Leah Katherine Saal,Cynthia F. DiCarlo,Tynisha D. Willingham
  • Publisher : SAGE Publications
  • Release Date : 2022-02-13
  • Total pages : 328
  • ISBN : 9781071810941
  • File Size : 12,8 Mb
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Productivity and Publishing: Writing Processes for New Scholars & Researchers by Margaret-Mary Sulentic Dowell, Leah Katherine Saal, Cynthia F. DiCarlo, and Tynisha D. Willingham takes the challenges and confusion out of academic writing and journal publishing by empowering readers to find the writing process that works for them. Activities and writing exercises help readers determine their research agendas, set realistic writing goals, , and follow time-tested and editor-approved processes for writing and revising journal articles. Topics cover the writing and publishing process from start to finish, addressing common issues for new academics like avoiding the blank page, selecting an appropriate journal, dealing with reviews, and leveraging your research into multiple articles and a comprehensive research agenda. Experts weigh in on crucial topics such as scholarly metrics and exposure and offer a journal editor’s perspective on the writing and publishing process. Build your academic career on a solid foundation with Productivity and Publishing.

Modern Classification and Data Analysis

Modern Classification and Data Analysis
  • Author : Krzysztof Jajuga,Grażyna Dehnel,Marek Walesiak
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2022-10-16
  • Total pages : 381
  • ISBN : 9783031101908
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This volume presents a selection of peer-reviewed papers that address the latest developments in the methodology and applications of data analysis and classification tools to micro- and macroeconomic problems. The contributions were originally presented at the 30th Conference of the Section on Classification and Data Analysis of the Polish Statistical Association, SKAD 2021, held online in Poznań, Poland, September 8–10, 2021. Providing a balance between methodological and empirical studies, and covering a wide range of topics, the book is divided into five parts focusing on methods and applications in finance, economics, social issues and to COVID-19 data. The book is aimed at a wide audience, including researchers at universities and research institutions, PhD students, as well as practitioners, data scientists and employees in public statistical institutions.

Oswaal CAT 25 Years' Chapter-wise and Topic-wise Solved Papers Question Bank 1990-2008, 2017-2022 VARC, DILR & QA (For 2023 Exam)

Oswaal CAT 25 Years' Chapter-wise and Topic-wise Solved Papers Question Bank 1990-2008, 2017-2022 VARC, DILR & QA (For 2023 Exam)
  • Author : Oswaal Editorial Board
  • Publisher : Oswaal Books and Learning Private Limited
  • Release Date : 2023-01-26
  • Total pages : 857
  • ISBN : 9789356348486
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Benefits of book which distinguish it from others: • Strictly as per the latest Syllabus and patternLatest Solved Papers 2022 (Shift 1 to 3) with explanationsThree Sections are as follows- Verbal Ability & Reading comprehension (VARC), Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning (DILR) and Quantitative Aptitude (QA).Chapter wise and Topic wise introduction to enable quick revision and systematic flow of concepts in Revision Notes on all three sections.Previous Years’ (1990-2008 & 2017-2022) Exam Questions to facilitate focused study • CAT Success Story • Tips to crack the CAT Exam in the first AttemptHow to use this Book? • CAT Score Vs Percentile • CAT 2022 & 2021 – All three sessions’ papers section wise for understanding pattern and type of the questions. • Focussed Practice from 3 Sample Question Papers of CAT. • CAT Section-wise Trend and Chapter Analysis • Answer key with Explanation for perfect concept understanding • Valuable insights – tips, tricks and short Cuts • Mind Maps to provoke new ideas • Boost Memory skills with Mnemonics • Concept wise Videos in QR codes for Digital Learning Experience

Metrication- Managing the Industrial Transition

Metrication- Managing the Industrial Transition
  • Author : RG LIPTAI (ED.)
  • Publisher : ASTM International
  • Release Date : 1975
  • Total pages : 349
  • ISBN : 1230987654XX
  • File Size : 18,6 Mb
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NBS Special Publication

NBS Special Publication
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1968
  • Total pages : 229
  • ISBN : STANFORD:36105131568565
  • File Size : 29,5 Mb
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Handbook of Psychology, History of Psychology

Handbook of Psychology, History of Psychology
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2012-10-03
  • Total pages : 688
  • ISBN : 9781118337417
  • File Size : 43,6 Mb
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Psychology is of interest to academics from many fields, as well as to the thousands of academic and clinical psychologists and general public who can't help but be interested in learning more about why humans think and behave as they do. This award-winning twelve-volume reference covers every aspect of the ever-fascinating discipline of psychology and represents the most current knowledge in the field. This ten-year revision now covers discoveries based in neuroscience, clinical psychology's new interest in evidence-based practice and mindfulness, and new findings in social, developmental, and forensic psychology.

Advances in Multimedia Information Processing -- PCM 2010, Part I

Advances in Multimedia Information Processing -- PCM 2010, Part I
  • Author : Guoping Qiu,Kin Man Lam,Hitoshi Kiya,Xiang-Yang Xue,C.-C. Jay Kuo,Michael S. Lew
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2010-09-13
  • Total pages : 745
  • ISBN : 9783642157028
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The 2010 Pacific-Rim Conference on Multimedia (PCM 2010) was held in Shanghai at Fudan University, during September 21–24, 2010. Since its inauguration in 2000, PCM has been held in various places around the Pacific Rim, namely Sydney (PCM 2000), Beijing (PCM 2001), Hsinchu (PCM 2002), Singapore (PCM 2003), Tokyo (PCM 2004), Jeju (PCM 2005), Zhejiang (PCM 2006), Hong Kong (PCM 2007), Tainan (PCM 2008), and Bangkok (PCM 2009). PCM is a major annual international conference organized as a forum for the dissemination of state-of-the-art technological advances and research results in the fields of theoretical, experimental, and applied multimedia analysis and processing. PCM 2010 featured a comprehensive technical program which included 75 oral and 56 poster presentations selected from 261 submissions from Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Iran, Italy, Japan, Korea, Myanmar, Norway, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, the UK, and the USA. Three distinguished researchers, Prof. Zhi-Hua Zhou from Nanjing University, Dr. Yong Rui from Microsoft, and Dr. Tie-Yan Liu from Microsoft Research Asia delivered three keynote talks to the conference. We are very grateful to the many people who helped to make this conference a s- cess. We would like to especially thank Hong Lu for local organization, Qi Zhang for handling the publication of the proceedings, and Cheng Jin for looking after the c- ference website and publicity. We thank Fei Wu for organizing the special session on large-scale multimedia search in the social network settings.

The Ontology of Spacetime II

The Ontology of Spacetime II
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2008-06-17
  • Total pages : 357
  • ISBN : 0080569889
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The sixteen papers collected in this volume are expanded and revised versions of talks delivered at the Second International Conference on the Ontology of Spacetime, organized by the International Society for the Advanced Study of Spacetime (John Earman, President) at Concordia University (Montreal) from 9 to 11 June 2006. Most chapters are devoted to subjects directly relating to the ontology of spacetime. The book starts with four papers that discuss the ontological status of spacetime and the processes occurring in it from a point of view that is first of all conceptual and philosophical. The focus then slightly shifts in the five papers that follow, to considerations more directly involving technical considerations from relativity theory. After this, Time, Becoming and Change take centre stage in the next five papers. The book ends with two excursions into relatively uncharted territory: a consideration of the status of Kaluza-Klein theory, and an investigation of possible relations between the nature of spacetime and condensed matter physics, respectively. Space and time in present-day physics and philosophy Relatively low level of technicality, easily accessible Introduction from scratch of the debates surrounding time Broad spectrum of approaches, coherently represented

Community and Junior College Journal

Community and Junior College Journal
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1978
  • Total pages : 468
  • ISBN : UVA:X000739128
  • File Size : 27,7 Mb
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Bibliometrics and Research Evaluation

Bibliometrics and Research Evaluation
  • Author : Yves Gingras
  • Publisher : MIT Press
  • Release Date : 2016-09-30
  • Total pages : 136
  • ISBN : 9780262337663
  • File Size : 18,8 Mb
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Why bibliometrics is useful for understanding the global dynamics of science but generate perverse effects when applied inappropriately in research evaluation and university rankings. The research evaluation market is booming. “Ranking,” “metrics,” “h-index,” and “impact factors” are reigning buzzwords. Government and research administrators want to evaluate everything—teachers, professors, training programs, universities—using quantitative indicators. Among the tools used to measure “research excellence,” bibliometrics—aggregate data on publications and citations—has become dominant. Bibliometrics is hailed as an “objective” measure of research quality, a quantitative measure more useful than “subjective” and intuitive evaluation methods such as peer review that have been used since scientific papers were first published in the seventeenth century. In this book, Yves Gingras offers a spirited argument against an unquestioning reliance on bibliometrics as an indicator of research quality. Gingras shows that bibliometric rankings have no real scientific validity, rarely measuring what they pretend to. Although the study of publication and citation patterns, at the proper scales, can yield insights on the global dynamics of science over time, ill-defined quantitative indicators often generate perverse and unintended effects on the direction of research. Moreover, abuse of bibliometrics occurs when data is manipulated to boost rankings. Gingras looks at the politics of evaluation and argues that using numbers can be a way to control scientists and diminish their autonomy in the evaluation process. Proposing precise criteria for establishing the validity of indicators at a given scale of analysis, Gingras questions why universities are so eager to let invalid indicators influence their research strategy.

Auto Motor Journal

Auto Motor Journal
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1899
  • Total pages : 1320
  • ISBN : NYPL:33433090785241
  • File Size : 34,6 Mb
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Web Information Systems Engineering – WISE 2019

Web Information Systems Engineering – WISE 2019
  • Author : Reynold Cheng,Nikos Mamoulis,Yizhou Sun,Xin Huang
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2019-11-14
  • Total pages : 812
  • ISBN : 9783030342234
  • File Size : 38,9 Mb
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This book constitutes the proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Web Information Systems Engineering, WISE 2019, held in Hong Kong, China, in November 2019. Due to the problems/protests in Hong Kong, WISE 2019 was postponed from November 26-30, 2019 until January 19-22, 2020. The 50 full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 211 submissions. The papers are organized in the following topical sections: blockchain and crowdsourcing; machine learning; deep learning; recommender systems, data mining; web-based applications; entity linkage and disambiguation; graph learning; knowledge graphs; graph mining; and text mining.

Measuring Research

Measuring Research
  • Author : Cassidy R. Sugimoto,Vincent Larivière
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2018
  • Total pages : 169
  • ISBN : 9780190640118
  • File Size : 35,6 Mb
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Policy makers, academic administrators, scholars, and members of the public are clamoring for indicators of the value and reach of research. The question of how to quantify the impact and importance of research and scholarly output, from the publication of books and journal articles to the indexing of citations and tweets, is a critical one in predicting innovation, and in deciding what sorts of research is supported and whom is hired to carry it out. There is a wide set of data and tools available for measuring research, but they are often used in crude ways, and each have their own limitations and internal logics. Measuring Research: What Everyone Needs to Know(R) will provide, for the first time, an accessible account of the methods used to gather and analyze data on research output and impact. Following a brief history of scholarly communication and its measurement -- from traditional peer review to crowdsourced review on the social web -- the book will look at the classification of knowledge and academic disciplines, the differences between citations and references, the role of peer review, national research evaluation exercises, the tools used to measure research, the many different types of measurement indicators, and how to measure interdisciplinarity. The book also addresses emerging issues within scholarly communication, including whether or not measurement promotes a "publish or perish" culture, fraud in research, or "citation cartels." It will also look at the stakeholders behind these analytical tools, the adverse effects of these quantifications, and the future of research measurement.

Sign of Pathology

Sign of Pathology
  • Author : Nathan Stormer
  • Publisher : Penn State Press
  • Release Date : 2015-06-18
  • Total pages : 261
  • ISBN : 9780271066905
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Much of the political polarization that grips the United States is rooted in the so-called culture wars, and no topic defines this conflict better than the often contentious and sometimes violent debate over abortion rights. In Sign of Pathology, Nathan Stormer reframes our understanding of this conflict by examining the medical literature on abortion from the 1800s to the 1960s. Often framed as an argument over a right to choose versus a right to life, our current understanding of this conflict is as a contest over who has the better position on reproductive biology. Against this view, Sign of Pathology argues that, as it became a medical problem, abortion also became a template, more generally, for struggling with how to live—far exceeding discussions of the merits of providing abortions or how to care for patients. Abortion practices (and all the legal, moral, and ideological entanglements thereof) have rested firmly at the center of debate over many fundamental institutions and concepts—namely, the individual, the family, the state, human rights, and, indeed, the human. Medical rhetoric, then, was decisive in cultivating abortion as a mode of cultural critique, even weaponizing it for discursive conflict on these important subjects, although the goal of the medical practice of abortion has never been to establish this kind of struggle. Stormer argues that the medical discourse of abortion physicians transformed the state of abortion into an indicator that the culture was ill, attacking itself during and through pregnancy in a wrongheaded attempt to cope with reproduction.

Becoming Facebook

Becoming Facebook
  • Author : Mike Hoefflinger
  • Publisher : AMACOM
  • Release Date : 2017-04-06
  • Total pages : 256
  • ISBN : 9780814437971
  • File Size : 38,7 Mb
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You can’t create a $300 billion company by accident in between classes. You may think you know the legendary story behind the beginning of Facebook by wunderkind Harvard student Mark Zuckerberg, but those who were actually there on the inside molding this social media idea into a game-changing, Goliath-sized company know the experience was far more tumultuous and uncertain than one might expect.As a computer engineer turned marketing innovator who worked with COO Sheryl Sandberg, Mike Hoefflinger had a front-row seat to the company’s growing pains, stumbles, and reinventions. In Becoming Facebook, he shares the challenges faced and lessons learned during the coming-of-age times of the übercompany. Discover from an insider:• How Facebook recovered from its “disastrous” IPO• How the growth team achieved the impossible• Why Facebook’s newsfeed ads were the company’s most important business decision ever• How Google+ attacked and lost• Why and how Instagram and WhatsApp were added• And much more!Follow the social media giant from its almost mythical birth all the way to the overwhelming success it has been solidified in today, uncovering the lessons its leaders learned while overcoming setbacks and achieving greatness.