Webometrics Puts University of Kashan Top 10 in Iran, 1657 Worldwide

15 February 2020 | 12:12 Code : 10952 University News News
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The latest edition of Webometrics released on January 2020 places University of Kashan in the 1657th rank worldwide, 21st among Iranian Universities, and 8th among public state universities of the country. It is worth mentioning that University of Kashan has stepped up 169 ranks compared to last year’s results.

 What follows is the table of indicators, methodology, and wight of each indicator in effect to the national and international rankings:

 

INDICATORS

MEANING

METHODOLOGY

SOURCE

WEIGHT

PRESENCE

Public knowledge shared

 Size (number of pages) of the main webdomain of the institution. It includes all the subdomains that share the same (central/main) webdomain

 Google

5%

VISIBILITY

Web contents Impact

 Number of external networks (subnets) linking to the institution's webpages (normalized and then average value)

 Ahrefs
 Majestic

50%

TRANSPARENCY
(or OPENNESS)

Top cited researchers

 Number of citations from Top 110 authors (excl. top 10 outliers)
  See Transparent Ranking for additional info

 Google Scholar
 Profiles

10%

EXCELLENCE
(or SCHOLAR)

Top cited
papers

 Number of papers amongst the top 10% most cited in each one of the 26 disciplines of the full database
  Data for the five year period: 2013-2017

  Scimago

35%

 

The "Webometrics Ranking of World Universities" is an initiative of the Cybermetrics Lab, a research group belonging to the Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), the largest public research body in Spain. The Cybermetrics Lab, part of the CSIC, is devoted to the quantitative analysis of the Internet and Web contents specially those related to the processes of generation and scholarly communication of scientific knowledge. This is a new emerging discipline that has been called Cybermetrics or Webometrics.

For more information on the latest ranking of Iranian universities including University of Kashan’s, you can click here.


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