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Measures for measures

Are some ways of measuring scientific quality better than others? Sune Lehmann, Andrew D. Jackson and Benny E. Lautrup analyse the reliability of commonly used methods for comparing citation records.

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Figure 1: The probabilities for four different measures.


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Lehmann, S., Jackson, A. & Lautrup, B. Measures for measures. Nature 444, 1003–1004 (2006).

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