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A Longitudinal Analysis of University Rankings

Friso Selten, Cameron Neylon, Chun-Kai Huang, Paul Groth
2020 Quantitative Science Studies  
Furthermore, using Principal Component Analysis and Exploratory Factor Analysis, we demonstrate that the variables used to construct the rankings primarily measure two underlying factors: a universities  ...  After a description of the ranking methodologies, it is shown that university rankings are stable over time but that there is variation between the three rankings.  ...  These rankings make it easy to quantify the a n o p e n a c c e s s j o u r n a l Citation: Selten, F., Neylon, C., Huang, C.-K., & Groth, P. (2020) . A longitudinal analysis of university rankings.  ... 
doi:10.1162/qss_a_00052 fatcat:n43zmzan4fg6fa2b5mwuuuhysi

A Longitudinal Analysis of University Rankings [article]

Friso Selten, Cameron Neylon, Chun-Kai Huang, Paul Groth
2020 arXiv   pre-print
Furthermore, using Principal Component Analysis and Exploratory Factor Analysis, we show that the variables used to construct the rankings primarily measure two underlying factors: a universities reputation  ...  After a description of the ranking methodologies, it is shown that university rankings are stable over time but that there is variation between the three rankings.  ...  There has been substantial research criticizing these rankings, however only a few studies have performed a longitudinal data driven comparison of university rankings.  ... 
arXiv:1908.10632v4 fatcat:gsmc7lu7ovc77h5hhm54z7nke4

HEC Ranking Criteria in the Perspective of Global University Ranking Systems

2019 Global Social Sciences Review  
Using content and thematic analysis, this study found that global university ranking systems mainly focus quality of research and teaching, while HEC additionally focuses effective and efficient use of  ...  This has led to the emergence of several global university ranking systems.  ...  Analysis of ranking criteria would provide in-depth insight for HEC to design a more robust criteria for ranking of universities in Pakistan.  ... 
doi:10.31703/gssr.2019(iv-ii).06 fatcat:e5xsu7pipzg5hhjmnqvpakuzfy

Topological Analysis of Longitudinal Networks

Shahadat Uddin, Mahendra Piraveenan, Kon Shing Kenneth Chung, Liaquat Hossain
2013 2013 46th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences  
A longitudinal network can be viewed as a single static network that aggregates all edges observed over some time period (i.e., structure of network is fixed), or as a series of static networks observed  ...  Based on this framework, this study then conducts a topological analysis of email communication networks of an organization during its different operational conditions to explore changes in the behavior  ...  Study of the analysis of longitudinal networks is very important for a number of reasons.  ... 
doi:10.1109/hicss.2013.556 dblp:conf/hicss/UddinPCH13 fatcat:e6jdh37djfaaxclqmfyggmssja

Evaluating universities using simple scientometric research-output metrics: total citation counts per university for a retrospective seven-year rolling sample

Bruce G Charlton, Peter Andras
2007 Science and Public Policy  
Identification of elite 'revolutionary-science' institutions could be accomplished using a metric derived from the distribution of science Nobel Prizes.  ...  We advocate a scientometric, top-down and institution-based research-assessment methodology that is based on total citations accumulated from all publications associated with a specific university during  ...  The raw citation counts would be used to create a rank ordering of universities that may be fitted to a funding formula curve.  ... 
doi:10.3152/030234207x254413 fatcat:5rrthu5s7rcjxooa7mn6whgjhm

University hospitals as drivers of career success: an empirical study of the duration of promotion and promotion success of hospital physicians

Christiane Degen, Ludwig Kuntz
2014 BMC Medical Education  
This longitudinal study investigates the impact of working in university hospitals on the career success of junior physicians and senior physicians.  ...  Discrete-time event history analysis is used to study the influence of working in university hospitals on the chance of promotion from junior physician to senior physician and senior physician to chief  ...  Acquisition of data, data analysis, interpretation of data, writing of the manuscript and final approval of the manuscript to be published was made by CD.  ... 
doi:10.1186/1472-6920-14-85 pmid:24755299 pmcid:PMC4021192 fatcat:nu6emmujlzfmjgx5sqcimlhugm

Mapping the UK webspace

Scott A. Hale, Taha Yasseri, Josh Cowls, Eric T. Meyer, Ralph Schroeder, Helen Margetts
2014 Proceedings of the 2014 ACM conference on Web science - WebSci '14  
the density of links and the geographical distance between universities.  ...  This paper maps the national UK web presence on the basis of an analysis of the .uk domain from 1996 to 2010.  ...  of networks of collaboration between subunits of institutions, comparison between link measures and other measures of prominence such as citation networks, and analysis of other subdomains besides  ... 
doi:10.1145/2615569.2615691 dblp:conf/websci/HaleYCMSM14 fatcat:btzenzdqu5hktj5oryqiikuly4

Longitudinal And Cross Sectional Assessments Of Health Utility In Adults With Hiv/Aids: A Systematic Review And Meta-Analysis

B. Tran
2015 Value in Health  
The analysis included hospitals with more than 30 stroke cases in the southern region of the U.S. The hospital IDs have been masked in order to comply with the NIS data user agreement.  ...  Nationwide Inpatient Sample (NIS) was used to identify patients with a primary diagnosis for ischemic stroke, using ICD-9 diagnosis criteria.  ...  PRM19 do diffeRent Modeling teChniques Change Rankings of hosPital PeRfoRManCe? : Multilevel Modeling vs. standaRd logistiC RegRession Yucel A. , Ferries E. A. , Sharma M. , Johnson M. , Aparasu R.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jval.2015.03.083 fatcat:eivkfzzzdrhdxgliydkajdvl5y

Mapping leading universities in strategy research: Three decades of collaborative networks

Nelson A. Andrade-Valbuena, José M. Merigó-Lindahl, Leslier Valenzuela Fernández, Carolina Nicolás Alarcón, Hung-Che Wu
2019 Cogent Business & Management  
distance-based analysis of networks applied at the level of universities.  ...  This paper presents a longitudinal classification of the impact that universities have on strategy research from three decades of publications, between 1987 and 2016, by using bibliometric techniques and  ...  ARWU: Academic Ranking of World Universities -ARWU Economics/Business 2015-. QS Ranking: QS world university rankings Business and management-2017. *For the complete Top 200 ranking, see Appendix A.  ... 
doi:10.1080/23311975.2019.1632569 fatcat:cqdel5hevvdgflcp5mdbqzr5bm

PRM16 Covariance Structures for Modeling Longitudinal Data

C. Purdy
2011 Value in Health  
Last, we constructed a composite league table to rank the set of treatments by priority order of reimbursement.  ...  A budget impact analysis was also conducted to appraise the economic implications of the new composite drugs league table.  ...  MODELING LONGITUDINAL DATA Purdy C AHRM Incorporated, Buffalo, NY, USA OBJECTIVES: The objective of this analysis is to compare several covariance structures which are used in the modeling of longitudinal  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jval.2011.08.1047 fatcat:yy6zlzn3fvfkzbvfwmeeidj37y

Long-term decline in intergenerational mobility in the United States since the 1850s

Xi Song, Catherine G. Massey, Karen A. Rolf, Joseph P. Ferrie, Jonathan L. Rothbaum, Yu Xie
2019 Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America  
In contrast with relative stability in rank-based measures of mobility, absolute mobility for the nonfarm population—the fraction of offspring whose occupational ranks are higher than those of their parents—increased  ...  Intergenerational occupational rankrank correlations increased from less than 0.17 to as high as 0.32, but most of this change occurred to Americans born before 1900.  ...  ; the Department of Sociology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison; the California Center for Population Research at the University of California, Los Angeles; the Department of Sociology at the University  ... 
doi:10.1073/pnas.1905094116 pmid:31767745 pmcid:PMC6955340 fatcat:cpnfqsqshjembhct5orudb5n6q

Enhanced longitudinal differential expression detection in proteomics with robust reproducibility optimization regression [article]

Tommi Valikangas, Tomi Suomi, Courtney E Chandler, Alison J Scott, Bao Q Tran, Robert K Ernst, David R Goodlett, Laura L Elo
2021 bioRxiv   pre-print
To address this need, we provide a comprehensive evaluation of several existing differential expression methods for high-throughput longitudinal omics data and introduce a new method, Robust longitudinal  ...  The RolDE method performed overall best; it was most tolerant to missing values, displayed good reproducibility and was the top method in ranking the results in a biologically meaningful way.  ...  Acknowledgements We thank Esko Pakarinen for the technical support provided during the course of the project. References  ... 
doi:10.1101/2021.04.19.440388 fatcat:ovygwtbenvbrned336hqb66eqe

List of authors and titles : The 18th

2004 Journal of the Japanese Society of Computational Statistics  
Sugimoto (Osaka University): A rank empirical distribution method in the analysis of longitudinal data Special Lecture (Chair: K. Yamaguchi) • M.  ...  Sato-Ilic (University of Tsukuba): Analysis using dissimilarity considering the grade of attraction • T. Tokairin and Y. Sato (Hokkaido University) : A dynamic clustering of time-series patterns • A.  ... 
doi:10.5183/jjscs1988.17.67 fatcat:f3ix5wvy5fc4fbkcuhwp5hrq24

Brief history of the Lehmann Symposia: Origins, goals and motivation [chapter]

Javier Rojo
2006 Institute of Mathematical Statistics Lecture Notes - Monograph Series  
A brief account of the Symposium has appeared in Vol. 44 of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics series of Lecture Notes and Monographs.  ...  cutting-edge scientific problems, developed during a conversation that I had with Victor Perez Abreu during one of my visits to Centro de Investigaci\'{o}n en Matem\'{a}ticas (CIMAT) in Guanajuato, Mexico  ...  Brockett A chance constrained programming approach to U of Texas, Austin pension plan management when asset returns are heavy tailed x Recent Advances in Longitudinal Data Analysis Naisyin Wang  ... 
doi:10.1214/074921706000000347 fatcat:67ubgym3xvbwdh2uvizcpnj44e

Longitudinal Changes in Smell Identification

J. A. Ship, J. D. Pearson, L. J. Cruise, L. J. Brant, E. J. Metter
1996 The journals of gerontology. Series A, Biological sciences and medical sciences  
Males (n = 85) and females (n = 76) between the ages of 19 and 95 years were administered the University of Pennsylvania Smell Identification Test (SIT) over a 3-year span as part of the oral physiology  ...  component of the Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging.  ...  Figure 1 . 1 Three-year longitudinal changes in smell identification using the University of Pennsylvania Smell Identification Test (SIT).  ... 
doi:10.1093/gerona/51a.2.m86 pmid:8612109 fatcat:aivdluguwrc6fmkmaapurp3lru
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