provides a behind-the-scenes look at the scientists, journals,
institutions, nations, and papers selected by ISI
Essential Science Indicators
Web product. Read interviews and first-person essays about people
in a wide variety of fields and professions. View
selected overall and field rankings, pertinent statistics on the
principles behind the data, the latest version of the database,
including new entrants and most-improved entities in the rankings,
information on field definitions, citation thresholds, and
graphing trends. Updated weekly is SCI-BYTES: a summary of what’s
new in research.
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this interview, Dr.
James McClelland, Dr. Bruce McNaughton, and Dr.
Randall O’Reilly discuss their highly
cited paper, "Why there are complementary
learning systems in the hippocampus and neocortex—insights
from the successes and failures of connectionist
models of learning and memory," (Psychol.
Rev. 102: 419-57, July 1995). This paper
has been cited 477 times to date and currently
ranks at #15 among Psychiatry/Psychology papers
published in the past decade, according to the ISI
Essential Science Indicators
this interview for in-cites, Dr.
Nicholas Thomson discusses his highly
cited work in Microbiology. According to a recent
analysis of the ISI Essential Science
Indicators database, Dr. Thomson’s work
showed the highest percent increase in citations
in a bimonthly period. His current citation record
in this field includes 12 papers
cited a total of 742 times to date. Dr. Thomson is
a Project Manager for bacterial whole-genome
sequence projects of many important microbial
pathogens—including Mycobacterium leprae...
a recent analysis of the ISI
Science Indicators Web product showed that Neuroepidemiology is having a
growing impact on the field of Neuroscience & Behavior.
Currently, the journal’s record in this field includes 442
papers cited a total of 3,839 times to date. In the interview
below, Editor-in-Chief Dr. Gustavo Román discusses Neuroepidemiology’s
to a recent analysis of the ISI
Web product, the University
of Houston showed the highest percent
increase in total citations in the field of
Biology & Biochemistry in the last bimonthly
update. Dr. Stuart Dryer, the Chair of the Biology
and Biochemistry Department at the University of
Houston talks about this citation achievement...
among the 149 top-performing countries in all
fields and all countries...
100 Most-Cited Scientists in:
& Biochemistry, Chemistry,
& Business, Immunology,
Biology & Genetics, Neuroscience,
(updated Sept. 2003).
Years of Citation Superstars!
presents here the true
citation elite of the last two decades that
include rankings the 50 most-cited researchers of the
last 20 years, based on papers published and cited in
Thomson ISI-indexed journals between 1983 and 2002.
- What's New in Research
What's really hot in research? Each week, the ISI Research
Services Group provides an update based on their
Research Performance & Evaluation Tools.
Entrants to ESI Rankings
most-cited new entrants in each of ISI Essential
Science Indicators' 22 fields, for the most recent
bimonthly update, and for earlier updates as well.
A listing of the most-improved entities in each of ISI
Essential Science Indicators' 22 fields, for the
most recent bimonthly update, and for earlier updates
is dedicated to providing commentary and analysis on
some of the most important scientific advances of
our time in the words of the scientists who made
those advances. It is designed to complement the
citation count rankings featured in ISI
Essential Science Indicators Web product from ISI,
a ten-year compilation of citation statistics on
scientific authors, papers, institutions, countries,
and journals; updated bimonthly. Read
more about incites.