Comprehensive Citation Index for Research Networks
IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, Vol. 23, No. 8, pp. 1274-1278, 2011
5 Pages Posted: 21 Dec 2010 Last revised: 30 Jul 2015
Date Written: December 20, 2010
The existing Science Citation Index only counts direct citations, whereas PageRank disregards the number of direct citations. We propose a new Comprehensive Citation Index (CCI) that evaluates both direct and indirect intellectual influence of research papers, and show that CCI is more reliable in discovering research papers with far-reaching influence.
Keywords: citation analysis, citation networks, Comprehensive Citation Index, PageRank, Science Citation Index
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