Ranking scientists

Dorogovtsev, S. N.; Mendes, J. F. F.
Currently the ranking of scientists is based on the {\$}h{\$}-index, which is widely perceived as an imprecise and simplistic though still useful metric. We find that the {\$}h{\$}-index actually favours modestly performing researchers and propose a simple criterion for proper ranking.
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Year:
2015
Type of Publication:
Article
Journal:
Nature Physics
Volume:
11
Number:
11
Pages:
882-883
ISSN:
1745-2473
DOI:
10.1038/nphys3533
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