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What’s wrong with the H-index, according to its inventor

(24 Mar 2020) Love it or hate it, the H-index has become one of the most widely used metrics in academia for measuring the productivity and impact of researchers. But when Jorge Hirsch proposed it as an objective measure of scientific achievement in 2005, he didn’t think it would be used outside theoretical physics. “I wasn’t even […]


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