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Automatic and Versatile Publications Ranking For Research Institutions and Scholars

By Jie Ren, Richard N. Taylor

Communications of the ACM, Vol. 50 No. 6, Pages 81-85

Assessing both academic and industrial research institutions, along with their scholars, can help identify the best organizations and individuals in a given discipline. Assessment can reveal outstanding institutions and scholars, allowing students and researchers to better decide where they want to study or work and allowing employers to recruit the most qualified potential employees. These assessments can also assist both internal and external administrators in making influential decisions; for example, funding, promotion, and compensation.

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