Uncitedness in Scientific Publications:A Case Study of Tribology Research
Keywords:Citation Analysis, Bibliometrics, Uncitedness.
AbstractThis study discusses the characteristics of uncitedness and compares with cited ones. Literature on tribology research was selected as the sample and Science Citation Index Expanded of WOS is used to retrieve the related bibliographic records. The studied parameters are: yearly share, document type and language, number of references, number of authors, share of single authored papers and average number of keywords. The results show that there is a significant difference in characteristics between cited and uncited papers.
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