Conventional research metrics such as journal impact factor, citation count and H-index are common ways to assess quality of research outputs. However, the use of these metrics as a standalone measure can result in misleading conclusions.
Beamplot is a new tool that presents citation impact. It shows a richer picture of one's publication portfolio than single-point metrics such as citation counts and h-index. This post takes 4 HKUST professors as examples to explore beamplots.
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