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Open Access and Research Impact

I haven’t written a scientific paper yet, but I am required to do at least one during my EngD programme. The aims of my project and the wishes of my sponsoring company, Thermo Fisher Scientific, even favours the release of multiple papers – if it’s even possible in the time frame I have. 519 more words

23 Things

Thing 16: Research Impact (Bibliometrics and Altmetrics)

“It was you citing me all this time?!”


Bibliometrics is a well-established approach for studying one type of research output: the academic publication, and especially, the journal article.  1,859 more words

Getting Cited

Dynamic Extraction of Key Paper from the Cluster Using Variance Values of Cited Literature

Akira Otsuki

Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan


When looking into recent research trends in the field of academic landscape, citation network analysis is common and automated clustering of many academic papers has been achieved by making good use of various techniques. 95 more words


Impact factor and "good" journals: any relationship?

There is a lot of (sometimes justified) concern about the journal impact factor being used as a way to evaluate the quality of published work. Obviously, impact factors were never meant to be used as a way to evaluate the quality of individual papers or scientists. 851 more words


GV-Index: Scientific Contribution Rating Index that takes into Account the Growth Degree of Research Area and Variance Values of the Publication Year of Cited Paper

Akira Otsuki 1 and masayoshi Kawamura2

1Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan
2MK future software, Ibaraki, Japan


There are a wide variety of scientific contribution rating indices including the impact factor and h-index. 163 more words


The 2018 Altmetric Top 100 Outputs with ‘Comics’ as Keyword

As it’s that time of the year and Altmetric has released its 2018 Top 100, in this post I share the 2018 Top 100 research outputs with ‘comics’ as a keyword according to Altmetric. 752 more words


Anime/Manga Studies Article Publication Trends - A 2018 Update

Two years ago, I examined the “publication trends” in anime/manga studies by tracking the actual number of articles on anime/manga that have appeared in English-language academic journals starting in 1993 and through 2015. 1,184 more words

Journal Articles