Monday 23 January 2017

Toward the Discovery of Citation Cartels in Citation Networks (2016)

HERE is a paper that describes a statistical method to unearth potentially misleading and dishonest use of scientific citations - so called Citation Cartels. To a scientist who retains the romantic notion that science is mainly about the discovery of the laws of nature this type of dishonesty is dispiriting to say the least.

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