localCitations {bibliometrix}R Documentation

Author local citations

Description

It calculates local citations (LCS) of authors and documents of a bibliographic collection.

Usage

localCitations(M, fast.search = FALSE, sep = ";", verbose = FALSE)

Arguments

M

is a bibliographic data frame obtained by the converting function convert2df. It is a data matrix with cases corresponding to manuscripts and variables to Field Tag in the original SCOPUS and Clarivate Analytics WoS file.

fast.search

is logical. If true, the function calculates local citations only for 25 percent top cited documents.

sep

is the field separator character. This character separates citations in each string of CR column of the bibliographic data frame. The default is sep = ";".

verbose

is a logical. If TRUE, results are printed on screen.

Details

Local citations measure how many times an author (or a document) included in this collection have been cited by the documents also included in the collection.

Value

an object of class "list" containing author local citations and document local citations.

See Also

citations function for citation frequency distribution.

biblioAnalysis function for bibliometric analysis.

summary to obtain a summary of the results.

plot to draw some useful plots of the results.

Examples

 
data(scientometrics, package = "bibliometrixData")

CR <- localCitations(scientometrics, sep = ";")

CR$Authors[1:10,]
CR$Papers[1:10,]


[Package bibliometrix version 3.1.4 Index]