An axiomatic characterization of the ranking based on the h-index and some other bibliometric rankings of authors
In the last few years, many new bibliometric rankings or indices have been proposed for comparing the output of scientific researchers. We propose a formal framework in which rankings can be axiomatically characterized. We then present a characterization of some popular rankings. We argue that such analyses can help the user of a ranking to choose one that is adequate in the context where she/he is working.
KeywordsScientific Researcher External Argument Multiple Author Axiomatic Characterization True Ranking
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