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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Bi, Henry H. and Wang, Jerry and Lin, Dennis K.J., Comprehensive Citation Index for Research Networks (December 20, 2010). IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, Vol. 23, No. 8, pp. 1274-1278, 2011. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1728899