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Ruth’s Rankings 17: Wikipedia and Google Scholar as Sources for University Rankings – Influence and popularity and open bibliometrics

By Ruth A. Pagell* (5 February 2016) In early December 2015, MIT’s Technology Review provided a summary of a new paper on using data from Wikipedia to rank the world’s most INFLUENTIAL universities.  A month later, ACCESS posted the abstract for another paper that introduced Wikiometrics, also using data from Wikipedia to rank universities.  In […]


Wikiometrics: A wikipedia based ranking system

(8 January 2016) Authors Gilad Katz, Lior Rokach write in their abstract: We present a new concept – Wikiometrics – the derivation of metrics and indicators from Wikipedia. Wikipedia provides an accurate representation of the real world due to its size, structure, editing policy and popularity. We demonstrate an innovative mining methodology, where different elements […]