Advertisement

Bibliometrics and Research Quality

  • Dipankar DebEmail author
  • Rajeeb Dey
  • Valentina E. Balas
Chapter
Part of the Intelligent Systems Reference Library book series (ISRL, volume 153)

Abstract

In any research community the word “Journal” refers to record of a serious, scholarly publication of the findings which are most often peer-reviewed. Journals, nowadays, exist in print and in online (Web-based) formats. These voluminous scientific records called “Journals” are mostly used by research scholars (Ph.D. students)/postgraduate students and nowadays even by undergraduate students in engineering with a sole view to get his/her findings validated by experts in that field of research and consequently share it with the scientific community through publications in a relevant Journal.

References

  1. 1.
    Journal Impact Factor. (2004). A critical review, Tommy Boone, professionalization of exercise physiology online, Vol. 7, No. 1.Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    Ranade, S., & Kumar, N. (2008). Journal impact factors essential primary quality indicators surely not so!!. Current Science, 94(4), 425–426.Google Scholar
  3. 3.
    Chakrabarti, B. (2008). Expectations from a Ph.D. degree. Current Science, 94(4), 425–425.Google Scholar
  4. 4.
    Misteli, T. (2013). Eliminating the impact of the impact factor. The Journal of Cell Biology, 201(5), 651–652.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  5. 5.
    Dey, B., Mehedi, J., & Dey, R. (2013). Assessment of Ph.D. (Technology) quality in Indian universities: AHP based decision model. In Proceedings of 2013 IEEE International Conference on Teaching, Assessment and Learning for Engineering (TALE).Google Scholar
  6. 6.
    Gupta, B. M., & Dhawan, S. M. (2006). Measures of progress of science in India (an analysis of the publication output in science and technology)—Report by Technology and Development Studies (NISTADS), Government of India: National Institute of Science.Google Scholar
  7. 7.
  8. 8.
  9. 9.
    Goel, S. Is Today’s Ph.D. education in India aiming to create inspiring intellectual leaders of tomorrow, http://www.indiaeducationreview.com/article/todayE28099s-phd-education-india-aiming-create-inspiring-intellectual-leaders-tomorrow.
  10. 10.
    Cyranoski, D., Gilbert, N., Ledford, H., Nayar, A., & Yahia, M. (2011). The Ph.D. factory. Nature, 472.Google Scholar
  11. 11.
    Kumar, M. J. (2009). Evaluating scientists: Citations, impact factor, h-index, online page hits and what else. IETE Technical Review, 26(3), 165.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  12. 12.
    Regulations for Doctor of Philosophy—R 2010, Anna University, Chennai, 2012Google Scholar
  13. 13.
    Ph.D. regulations, National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu, India, 2012Google Scholar
  14. 14.
    Ph.D. ordinance and regulations, Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati, Assam, India, 2012Google Scholar
  15. 15.
    UGC regulations on minimum standards and procedure for the award of M.Phil/Ph.D. degree, regulations 2009 and clarification on guidelines for admission in Ph.D., The Gazette of India, 2011.Google Scholar
  16. 16.
    Saaty, T. L. (1980). The analytic hierarchy process. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill.zbMATHGoogle Scholar
  17. 17.
    Saaty, T. L. (1994). Fundamentals of decision making and priority theory with the analytic hierarchy process. Pittsburgh: RWS Publications.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Electrical EngineeringInstitute of Infrastructure Technology Research and Management (IITRAM)AhmedabadIndia
  2. 2.Department of Electrical EngineeringNational Institute of Technology SilcharSilcharIndia
  3. 3.Aurel Vlaicu University of AradAradRomania

Personalised recommendations