, Volume 4, Issue 6, pp 411–416 | Cite as

The validity of the Roy approximation for citation analysis

  • C. A. Campbell
  • M. B. M. Campbell


The validity of the Roy approximation for citation counting is critically evaluated.


Citation Analysis Citation Counting 
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© Akadémiai Kiadó 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • C. A. Campbell
    • 1
  • M. B. M. Campbell
    • 1
  1. 1.Griffith UniversityNathan(Australia)

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