What is citation analysis?
Citation analysis is a way of measuring the relative importance or impact of an author, an article or a publication by counting the number of times that author, article, or publication has been cited by other works.
Why conduct citation analysis?
Citation analysis may be conducted for following purposes:
Explanations of terms related to citation counts and journal rankings.
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