The Power-weakness Ratios (PWR) as a Journal Indicator: Testing the "Tournaments" Metaphor in Citation Impact Studies

Loet Leydesdorff, Loet Leydesdorff, Wouter de Nooy & Lutz Bornmann, Wouter de Nooy & Lutz Bornmann
2016 Journal of Data and Information Science  
Purpose: Ramanujacharyulu developed the Power-weakness Ratio (PWR) for scoring tournaments. The PWR algorithm has been advocated (and used) for measuring the impact of journals. We show how such a newly proposed indicator can empirically be tested.
doi:10.20309/jdis.201617 fatcat:4jovjxmko5evrj2bzps3xmefve