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Global and Local Knowledge in Citation Network Formation

Evans, T; Goldberg, S;
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  • Published: 08 Jan 2016
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
Talk presented at NetSci-X, Wrocław, 12th January 2016.Models of the citation distribution of academic papers have a long history (Price, 1965). One aim is to illustrate if certain simple processes can explain important features. In this paper we focus on the fact that the distribution of citations for papers of a similar age scales primarily with the average number of citations (Radicchi, Fortunato, & Castellano 2008, Evans, Hopkins & Kaube, 2012), with the shape otherwise largely invariant. In particular the width of such distributions (as measured by the s parameter of a lognormal fit to reasonably well cited papers) shows no temporal evolution. Simple multip...
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free text keywords: Citation network, bibliometrics, directed acyclic graphs, Digital Humanities, Library and Information Studies, Informetrics, Statistical Theory, Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Citation network, bibliometrics, directed acyclic graphs, Digital Humanities, Library and Information Studies, Informetrics, Statistical Theory, Theoretical and Applied Mechanics
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