## Citations and Citation Networks

*05 Mar 2024 10:04*

See also: Analysis of Network Data; Complex Networks; Joint Modeling of Texts and Networks; Social Networks; Sociology of Science

- Recommended:
- Robert Adler, John Ewing, Peter Taylor, "Citation Statistics",
Statistical Science
**24**(2009): 1--14, arxiv:0910.3529 [With commentary and replies. These are techniques and measures which came out of sociology of science, and have become important tools of policy. "There is a belief that citation statistics are inherently more accurate because they substitute simple numbers for complex judgments, and hence overcome the possible subjectivity of peer review. But this belief is unfounded."] - Derek J. de Solla Price
- Little Science, Big Science
- "Networks of Scientific Papers", Science
**149**(1965): 510--515 - "A General Theory of Bibliometric and Other Cumulative Advantage Processes", Journal of the American Society for Information Science
**27**(1976): 292--306

- Mikhail V. Simkin and V. P. Roychowdhury
- "Read before you cite!" cond-mat/0212043
- "Copied citations create renowned papers?" cond-mat/0305150
- "A mathematical theory of citing", physics/0504094

- To read:
- Sven Bilke and C. Peterson, "Topological Properties of Citation and Metabolic Networks", cond-mat/0103361
- Michael Golosovsky and Sorin Solomon, "Stochastic Dynamical Model
of a Growing Citation Network Based on a Self-Exciting Point
Process", Physical
Review Letters
**109**(2012): 098701 - Yves Gingras, Bibliometrics and Research Evaluation: Uses and Abuses
- Vincent Holst, Andres Algaba, Floriano Tori, Sylvia Wenmackers, Vincent Ginis, "Dataset Artefacts are the Hidden Drivers of the Declining Disruptiveness in Science", arxiv:2402.14583 [I need to read this carefully, but it looked fairly convincing on a quick skim, in which case: ouch...]
- Victor V. Kryssanov, Evgeny L. Kuleshov, Frank J. Rinaldo, and Hitoshi Ogawa, "We cite as we communicate: A communication model for the citation process", cs.DL/0703115
- Vincent Lariviere, Yves Gingras, "The impact factor's Matthew effect: a natural experiment in bibliometrics", arxiv:0908.3177
- Alexei Vazquez, "Statistics of citation networks," cond-mat/0105031