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On the fallacies of the H-factor

Posted by dstoekl on March 11, 2012 at 7:10 AM

Two interesting articles (in German) on the fallacies of the infamous H-factor used by some people to evaluate the importance of the work of a scholar, and, what is more frightening, the consequences in the behavior of some scholars and scientists, journal editors, etc.

http://www.faz.net/aktuell/feuilleton/forschung-und-lehre/wissenschaftlicher-zitatindex-lasst-euch-nicht-erpressen-11674256.html

 

http://www.faz.net/aktuell/feuilleton/forschung-und-lehre/akademische-rankings-die-tonnenideologie-der-forschung-1997844.html

 


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