Article length bias in journal rankings
AbstractThe quality of publications, approximated by the containing journal''s quality indicator, is often the basis for hire and promotion in academic and research positions. Over the years a handful of ranking methods have been proposed. Discussing the most prominent methodswe show that they are inherently biased against journals publishing short papers.
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Date of creation: 2009
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- László Á. Kóczy & Alexandru Nichifor & Martin Strobel, 2009. "Article length bias in journal rankings," Working Paper Series, Ãbuda University, Keleti Faculty of Business and Management 0902, Óbuda University, Keleti Faculty of Business and Management.
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