Research Contribution Metric (p)

Definition: Type of semantometric measure assessing similarity of publications connected in a citation network. This method uses a simple formula to assess authors’ contributions. Publication p can be estimated based on the semantic distance from the publications cited by p to publications citing p.

Related term: Semantometrics

References: Knoth and Herrmannova (2014), Holcombe (2019), & Larivière et al. (2016)

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