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"Estimating software project effort using analogies" 20 years on

Almost 20 years ago, Chris Schofield and I published a paper entitled “Estimating software project effort using analogies” [1] that described the idea of using case-based (or analogical) reasoning to predict software project development effort using outcomes from previous projects.  673 more words

Software Engineering

Gender in the Global Research Landscape Report

A new research by Elsevier used NamSor Gender API along with other methods, to provide an analysis of research performance through a gender lens across 20 years, 12 geographies, and 27 subject areas. 347 more words


Not enough time for reading in academia: can we measure it?

I wanted to explore a topic which has been popular on Twitter, at least amongst the tweets I saw over the summer: that of academics struggling to find the time to read. 851 more words


stop the rot!

Several entries in Nature this week about predatory journals. Both from Ottawa Hospital Research Institute. One emanates from the publication officer at the Institute, whose role is “dedicated to educating researchers and guiding them in their journal submission”. 384 more words


Origins of Life #Research: a #Bibliometric Approach - Arsev Umur Aydinoglu and #ZehraTaşkın

This study explores the collaborative nature and interdisciplinarity of the origin(s) of life (OoL) research community. Although OoL research is one of the oldest topics in philosophy, religion, and science; to date there has been no review of the field utilizing bibliometric measures. 101 more words


Journal ranks 2016

Last year we wrote a bibliometric paper describing a new way to rank journals, which I contend is a fairer representation of relative citation-based rankings by combining existing ones (e.g., … 169 more words


How Libraries can get Started with Impact Metrics: workshop report

In spite of the excitement over the past few years over bibliometrics it has taken some time for research libraries to develop sustainable services around them. 915 more words

Conference And Workshop Reports