Opinion paper: thoughts and facts on bibliometric indicators

Wolfgang Glänzel, Henk F. Moed
2012 Scientometrics  
This paper aims at contributing to the on-going discussion about building and applying bibliometric indicators. It sheds light on their properties and requirements concerning six different aspects: deterministic versus probabilistic approach, applicationrelated properties, the time dependence, normalization issues, size dependence and network indicators.
doi:10.1007/s11192-012-0898-z fatcat:3rihxfr4ibc2lnbebh5hjtumha