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Research Article

A Principal Component Analysis of 39 Scientific Impact Measures

  • Johan Bollen mail,

    jbollen@lanl.gov

    Affiliation: Digital Library Research and Prototyping Team, Research Library, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States of America

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  • Herbert Van de Sompel,

    Affiliation: Digital Library Research and Prototyping Team, Research Library, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States of America

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  • Aric Hagberg equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Aric Hagberg, Ryan Chute

    Affiliation: Theoretical Division, Mathematical Modeling and Analysis Group, and Center for Nonlinear Studies, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States of America

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  • Ryan Chute equal contributor

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Aric Hagberg, Ryan Chute

    Affiliation: Digital Library Research and Prototyping Team, Research Library, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States of America

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  • Published: June 29, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0006022
  • Featured in PLOS Collections

About the Authors

Johan Bollen, Herbert Van de Sompel, Ryan Chute
Digital Library Research and Prototyping Team, Research Library, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States of America
Aric Hagberg
Theoretical Division, Mathematical Modeling and Analysis Group, and Center for Nonlinear Studies, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: jbollen@lanl.gov

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JB. Performed the experiments: JB RC. Analyzed the data: JB AH RC. Wrote the paper: JB HVdS AH. Methodological consultancy: HVdS.