tracking the number of times that two authors or documents are cited together. ACA assumes that the more frequently two authors are cited together, the closer the relationship is between them (White and Griffith 1981 ). Based on author co-citation
database published in French, eight in Russian, two in Japanese, Arabic and German, and only a single article published in Chinese, Persian and Czech language.
The overall CPP of 1.93 ± 2.66 indicates that the citationfrequency of articles dealing
Authors:Elizabeth S. Vieira and José A. N. F. Gomes
journal impact and prestige as elements for assessing the visibility of research activities. Publishers can associate high citationfrequency to a successful editorial policy and use these data to advertise their journals in the scientific community
Authors:Stanislaw Kosecki, Robbin Shoemaker, and Charlotte Kirk Baer
published annually in Thomson Reuters JCR. Impact factors have been used to “clarify the significance of absolute citationfrequencies” (Thomson 2009 ), and as a result its applications have gained great significance in the world of academia (Monastersky
Authors:George A. Barnett, Catherine Huh, Youngju Kim, and Han Woo Park
strengths. The thickness of lines between journals is proportional to their inter-citationfrequencies and can be considered as the strength of influence among those journals and the authors who published in them. The direction of citation is indicated by
of their work. They used indicators such as impact factors and citationfrequencies, and found that even though these journals potentially address global authorship and readership communities, the international acceptance of the journals is
Authors:Juan Gorraiz, Christian Gumpenberger, and Martin Wieland
not reveal obvious differences regarding the citationfrequency of science vs. popular science articles.
In spite of the fact that the citation analysis of books is comparatively easier there are also challenges like dealing with different