What does scientometrics share with other "metrics" sciences?

Lin Zhang, Bart Thijs, Wolfgang Glänzel

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In this article, the authors answer the question of whether the field of scientometrics/bibliometrics shares essential characteristics of "metrics" sciences. To achieve this objective, the citation network of seven selected metrics and their information environment is analyzed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1515-1518
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - Jul 1 2013



  • citation analysis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Software
  • Information Systems
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Artificial Intelligence

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