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The Impact Factor as a measuring tool of the prestige of the journals in research assessment in mathematics

The (2-year) Impact Factor of Thomson-Reuters (IF) has become the fundamental tool for analysing the scientific production of academic researchers in a lot of countries. In this article we show that this index and the ordering criterion obtained by using it are highly unstable in the case of... Full description

1st Person: Ferrer-Sapena, Antonia
Additional Persons: Sánchez-Pérez, Enrique A; Peset, Fernanda; González, Luis-Millán; Aleixandre-Benavent, Rafael
Source: in Research evaluation Vol. 25, No. 3 (2016), p. 306-314
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Type of Publication: Article
Language: English
Published: 2016
Online: Volltext
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