Volume: Vol4, Issue 1/2015

Published on: Apr 2015

Contains 15 articles

Interview with Academician Tibor Braun, founder of the international journal Scientometrics

 

Authors

PETRE T. FRANGOPOL *,1

 

Affiliation

1Institutul Naţional de Cercetare-Dezvoltare pentru Fizică şi Inginerie Nucleară “Horia Hulubei”

 

 

Some remarks regarding the history and the very beginning of the Scientometry and the journal Scientometrics are presented, particularly with the impact for the evaluation of the value of the activity of scientists (Hirsch index) are presented. The impact factor of the scientific journals, as an index of the value of the scientist who are publishing his/her papers in such top publications are discussed in contrast with values’ falsification, including scientomtry’s falsification. An interesting suggestion of a course of lectures in scientometry is also presented.

 

Keywords

History of scientometry, Scientometry, Impact factor, Hirsch index

Pages

8-15

 

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