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Fariba Ghorbani, Mansoureh Feizabadi, Roya Farzanegan, Esmaeil Vaziri, Saeed Samani, Seyedamirmohammad Lajevardi, Lida Moradi, Mohammad Behgam Shadmehr
The present study evaluated tracheal regeneration studies using scientometric and co-occurrence analysis in order to identify the most important topics and assess their trends over the time. In order to provide the adequate search options, PubMed, Scopus and Web of Science (WOS) were used to cover various categories such as keywords, countries, organizations, and authors. Search results were obtained by employing Bibexcel . Co-occurrence analysis was applied to evaluate the publications. Finally, scientific maps, author's network, and country contributions were depicted using VOSviewer and NetDraw...
October 19, 2016: Tissue Engineering. Part B, Reviews
Paraskevas Vezyridis, Stephen Timmons
OBJECTIVE: To identify publication and citation trends, most productive institutions and countries, top journals, most cited articles and authorship networks from articles that used and analysed data from primary care databases (CPRD, THIN, QResearch) of pseudonymised electronic health records (EHRs) in UK. METHODS: Descriptive statistics and scientometric tools were used to analyse a SCOPUS data set of 1891 articles. Open access software was used to extract networks from the data set (Table2Net), visualise and analyse coauthorship networks of scholars and countries (Gephi) and density maps (VOSviewer) of research topics co-occurrence and journal cocitation...
October 11, 2016: BMJ Open
Zahra Foroughi, Hasan Siamian, Reza Alizadeh-Navaei, Ali Davodi
INTRODUCTION: Scientific productions have been accelerated in Iran in past decades but its association with health problems and disease burden is doubtful. The aim of this study is assessment of the relationship between scientific productions with disease burden in Iran in PubMed dataset during 2010 to 2014. METHOD: The study was performed with the library method. Data Gathered using Scientometrics indicators and direct observation. The current research includes all articles written by Iranian researchers during 2010 to 2014 which were published in PubMed-indexed journals...
July 16, 2016: Acta Informatica Medica: AIM
Izet Masic, Edin Begic
H-index is an index that attempts to measure the productivity and impact of published work of scientists. H-index has several advantages - it combines productivity with echo, is not sensitive to extreme values in terms of articles without citation or to articles with above-average number of citations and directly enables the identification of the most relevant articles with regard to the number of citations received. H-index has great potential in the academic community, but it still has not realistic indicator of the quality of work of one author...
July 16, 2016: Acta Informatica Medica: AIM
Dörthe Brüggmann, Christina Wagner, Doris Klingelhöfer, Norman Schöffel, Michael Bendels, Frank Louwen, Jenny Jaque, David A Groneberg
Maternal depression can be accounted for one of the most common complications during pregnancy and the postpartum period affecting women all over the world. So far, no detailed map of the worldwide maternal depression research architecture has been constructed, which encompasses aspects of research activity, quality, and also socioeconomic features. Using the NewQIS platform, density-equalizing mapping projections, scientometric techniques, and economic benchmarking procedures were applied to evaluate global maternal depression research for the period between 1900 and 2012...
September 27, 2016: Archives of Women's Mental Health
Shahrokh Ramin, Mohammad Pakravan, Gholamreza Habibi, Roghayeh Ghazavi
AIM: To provide a scientometric analysis in the field of glaucoma. METHODS: A bibliometric method was used to obtain a view of the scientific production in field of glaucoma by data extracted from the Institute for Scientific Information (ISI) from 1993 to 2013. Specific parameters were retrieved from the ISI. Articles about glaucoma were analyzed regarding the topics' structure, history, and document relationships using HistCite software. Also, the trends in the most influential publications and authors were analyzed...
2016: International Journal of Ophthalmology
Michael H K Bendels, Dörthe Brüggmann, Norman Schöffel, David A Groneberg
BACKGROUND: Imbalances in female career promotion are believed to be strong in the field of academic science. A primary parameter to analyze gender inequalities is the gender authoring in scientific publications. Since the presently available data on gender distribution is largely limited to underpowered studies, we here develop a new approach to analyze authors' genders in large bibliometric databases. RESULTS: A SQL-Server based multiuser software suite was developed that serves as an integrative tool for analyzing bibliometric data with a special emphasis on gender and topographical analysis...
2016: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology
Yurieth Gallardo Sánchez, Ruber Luis Gallardo Arzuaga, Madelin Fonseca Arias, María Esther Pérez Atencio
INTRODUCTION: The use of bibliometric indicators for the evaluation of science allows an analysis of scientific production both from a quantitative and qualitative point of view. OBJECTIVE: To characterize the scientific production of Medwave during the period 2010 to 2014 in terms of visibility and productivity. METHODS: A bibliometric study was carried out. Variables analyzed were offered by the “Publish or Perish” program working with the Google Scholar database...
2016: Medwave
Valter Silva
A recent published newspaper article commented on the (lack of) quality of Brazilian science and its (in) efficiency. The newspaper article was based on a special issue of Nature and on a new resource for scientometrics called Nature Index. I show here arguments and sources of bias that, under the light of the principle in dubio pro reo, it is questionable to dispute the quality and efficiency of the Brazilian science on these grounds, as it was commented on the referred article. A brief overview of Brazilian science is provided for readers to make their own judgment...
September 2016: Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciências
Alexander W A Kellner
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September 2016: Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciências
Benjamin Raimbault, Jean-Philippe Cointet, Pierre-Benoît Joly
In this paper, we apply an original scientometric analyses to a corpus comprising synthetic biology (SynBio) publications in Thomson Reuters Web of Science to characterize the emergence of this new scientific field. Three results were drawn from this empirical investigation. First, despite the exponential growth of publications, the study of population level statistics (newcomers proportion, collaboration network structure) shows that SynBio has entered a stabilization process since 2010. Second, the mapping of textual and citational networks shows that SynBio is characterized by high heterogeneity and four different approaches: the central approach, where biobrick engineering is the most widespread; genome engineering; protocell creation; and metabolic engineering...
2016: PloS One
Norman Schöffel, Meike Krempel, Matthias Bundschuh, Michael H Bendels, Dörthe Brüggmann, David A Groneberg
OBJECTIVES: Despite decades of effort, the 5-year overall survival rate of pancreatic cancer (PC) remains at only approximately 5%. Until now, no detailed knowledge regarding the worldwide research architecture of PC has yet been established. METHODS: Hence, we conducted this scientometric analysis to quantify the global research activity in this field. The total research productivity was screened and research output of countries, categories, individual institutions, authors, and their collaborative networks were analyzed by the new quality and quantity indices in science platform...
November 2016: Pancreas
András Schubert
Self-references, self-citations are considered by some as the sign of vanity, and deemed to be omitted from scientometrics analyses. In fact, self-citations reveal information in the study of scientific communications that is different but not less valuable than citations received from others. In the practice of self-citation severe ethical issues may emerge that can be bandled by the co-operation of the authors, editors and publishers. Orv. Hetil., 2016, 157(32), 1289-1293.
August 2016: Orvosi Hetilap
Sina Kakooei, Mahshid Mostafavi, Masoud Parirokh, Saeed Asgary
INTRODUCTION: Quoting an article in well-known textbooks is held as a credit for that paper. The numbers of Iranian publications mentioned in endodontic textbooks have increased during recent years. The aim of this investigation was to evaluate the number of Iranian articles quoted in eminent endodontic textbooks. METHODS AND MATERIALS: Three known textbooks (Ingle's Endodontics, Seltzer and Bender's Dental Pulp and Cohen's Pathways of the Pulp) were chosen and all the editions of the textbooks since 2000 were investigated for quoted Iranian publications...
2016: Iranian Endodontic Journal
Xiaoli Tang, Jian Du
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
October 2016: Science China. Life Sciences
Joost Kosten
Research performance indicators are broadly used, for a range of purposes. The scientific literature on research indicators has a strong methodological focus. There is no comprehensive overview or classification of the use of such indicators. In this paper we give such a classification of research indicator use. Using the journal Scientometrics as a starting point we scrutinized recent journal literature on scientometrics, bibliometrics, research policy, research evaluation, and higher education in order to spot paragraphs or sections that mention indicator use...
2016: Scientometrics
Izet Masic, Edin Begic
The science that deals with evaluation of a scientific article refer to the finding quantitative indicators (index) of the scientific research success is called scientometrics. Scientometrics is part of scientology (the science of science) that analyzes scientific papers and their citations in a selected sample of scientific journals. There are four indexes by which it is possible to measure the validity of scientific research: number of articles, impact factor of the journal, the number and order of authors and citations number...
2016: Studies in Health Technology and Informatics
N Schöffel, F Domnitz, D Brüggmann, D Klingelhöfer, M H K Bendels, D A Groneberg
BACKGROUND: Bladder cancer (BC) is one of the most common forms of cancer world-wide. This underestimated disease can cause severe morbidity and mortality in individuals. Increasing awareness can be depicted by the increasing numbers of publications since the 1990s. Hence, it is challenging for a scientist to obtain an overview of the topic. To quantify the global research activity in this field, a scientometric investigation was conducted. MATERIAL AND METHODS: Using the database Web of Science, the bibliometric data of publications on the topic of BC was acquired for the period 1900-2007...
June 17, 2016: Der Urologe. Ausg. A
Norman Schöffel, Stefan Gfroerer, Udo Rolle, Michael H K Bendels, Doris Klingelhöfer, Beatrix Groneberg-Kloft
Introduction Hirschsprung disease (HD) is a congenital bowel innervation disorder that involves several clinical specialties. There is an increasing interest on the topic reflected by the number of annually published items. It is therefore difficult for a single scientist to survey all published items and to gauge their scientific importance or value. Thus, tremendous efforts were made to establish sustainable parameters to evaluate scientific work within the past decades. It was the birth of scientometrics...
May 13, 2016: European Journal of Pediatric Surgery
A M Orlova
The author presents the results of the analysis of the publications concerning toxicological (forensic) chemistry issues published in the journal "Sudebno-meditsinskaya ekspertiza" during the period from 2004 to 2013 with their assessment making use of scientometrical methods. Special emphasis is laid on the publications devoted to the development and improvement of the approaches to the investigation into narcotic and psychotropic drugs as well as other toxic substances. Specific features of such investigations are described...
January 2016: Sudebno-meditsinskaia Ekspertiza
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