Field of Science

Around the Internet - 7/30/2012


There have been a bunch of posts lately on citations and the Impact Factor. I started with these two posts by DrugMonkey. These posts have links to others in the chain, which you can follow. Here's a slightly older post (from late July) on reasons to self-cite.

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So I didn't actually see anything else interesting this week. Possibly because I've been trying to streamline a bootstrapping analysis (which I may blog about when I finally get it done). Early in the process, I tried to estimate how long it would take for the script to run and realized it was about 1 week for each analysis, of which I have several to do. So I started hurriedly looking for ways to speed it up...

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