Scientometrics

, Volume 2, Issue 5–6, pp 347–353 | Cite as

Indicators of science: Notes and queries

  • Harriet Zuckerman
  • Roberta Balstad Miller
Article

Abstract

Some science indicators can be found inSocial Indicators 1976 as well asScience Indicators-1976, but the coverage of science is limited. Neither volume contains data on cognitive aspects of science and technology or on their social consequences. The authors make suggestions for then-and-there assessments of cognitive advance in science and for prospective and retrospective checks on the validity of these assessments.

Keywords

Social Consequence Cognitive Aspect Science Indicator Cognitive Advance Retrospective Check 

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© Akadémiai Kiadó 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • Harriet Zuckerman
    • 1
  • Roberta Balstad Miller
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of SociologyColumbia UniversityNew York(USA)
  2. 2.Social Science Research CouncilWashington, D. C.(USA)

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