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A new qualitative rating system for scientific publications and a fame index for academics

Yves Fassin (UGent)
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An innovative approach is proposed for a rating system for academic publications based on a categorization into ratings comparable to financial ratings such as Moody's and S&P ratings (AAA, AA, A, BA, BBB, BB, B, C). The categorization makes use of a variable percentile approach based on recently developed h-related indices. Building on this categorization, a new index is proposed for researchers, the fame-index or f(2)-index. This new index integrates some qualitative elements related to the influence of a researcher's articles. It better mitigates than the classic h-index.
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Fassin, Yves. “A New Qualitative Rating System for Scientific Publications and a Fame Index for Academics.” JOURNAL OF THE ASSOCIATION FOR INFORMATION SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, vol. 69, no. 11, Wiley, 2018, pp. 1396–99.
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Fassin, Y. (2018). A new qualitative rating system for scientific publications and a fame index for academics. JOURNAL OF THE ASSOCIATION FOR INFORMATION SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, 69(11), 1396–1399.
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Fassin, Yves. 2018. “A New Qualitative Rating System for Scientific Publications and a Fame Index for Academics.” JOURNAL OF THE ASSOCIATION FOR INFORMATION SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 69 (11): 1396–99.
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Fassin, Yves. 2018. “A New Qualitative Rating System for Scientific Publications and a Fame Index for Academics.” JOURNAL OF THE ASSOCIATION FOR INFORMATION SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 69 (11): 1396–1399.
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Fassin Y. A new qualitative rating system for scientific publications and a fame index for academics. JOURNAL OF THE ASSOCIATION FOR INFORMATION SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY. 2018;69(11):1396–9.
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Y. Fassin, “A new qualitative rating system for scientific publications and a fame index for academics,” JOURNAL OF THE ASSOCIATION FOR INFORMATION SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, vol. 69, no. 11, pp. 1396–1399, 2018.
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  abstract     = {{An innovative approach is proposed for a rating system for academic publications based on a categorization into ratings comparable to financial ratings such as Moody's and S&P ratings (AAA, AA, A, BA, BBB, BB, B, C). The categorization makes use of a variable percentile approach based on recently developed h-related indices. Building on this categorization, a new index is proposed for researchers, the fame-index or f(2)-index. This new index integrates some qualitative elements related to the influence of a researcher's articles. It better mitigates than the classic h-index.}},
  author       = {{Fassin, Yves}},
  issn         = {{2330-1635}},
  journal      = {{JOURNAL OF THE ASSOCIATION FOR INFORMATION SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY}},
  keywords     = {{JOURNALS}},
  language     = {{eng}},
  number       = {{11}},
  pages        = {{1396--1399}},
  publisher    = {{Wiley}},
  title        = {{A new qualitative rating system for scientific publications and a fame index for academics}},
  url          = {{http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/asi.24059}},
  volume       = {{69}},
  year         = {{2018}},
}

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