Going Back in Time: Understanding Patterns of International Scientific Collaboration

Journal of Scientometric Research,2021,10,1,126-129.
Published:May 2021
Type:Research Note
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Ronald Rousseau

University of Antwerp, Faculty of Social Sciences, B-2020 Antwerp, Belgium and KU Leuven, Facultair Onderzoekscentrum ECOOM, Naamsestraat, Leuven B - 3000, BELGIUM.

Abstract:

We study the interpretation of the observed/expected ratio as an indicator of international scientific collaboration. This indicator cannot be considered as representing the affinity for collaboration, in the sense of ‘the more the better’, between two countries.

An example showing the influence of increased collaboration between countries X and Y on AOER(X,Y)

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Rousseau R. Going Back in Time: Understanding Patterns of International Scientific Collaboration. Journal of Scientometric Research. 2021;10(1):126-129. doi:10.5530/jscires.10.1.15.