Ronald Rousseau:


Highly cited researcher (2014) 



Recent publications


Ronald Rousseau. The F-measure for research priority. Journal of Data and Information Science (JDIS), 3(1), 1-18

Xiaojun Hu, Yuning Zhang, Xiaoyue Hu & Ronald Rousseau. Hibernators, their Awakeners and  the roles of subsequent Authoritative Citers. Malaysian Journal of Library & Information Science, Vol. 23, no. 1, April 2018: 103-113

    Note: The term 'hibernator' is a gender-free alternative for the term 'sleeping beauty'

Ronald Rousseau and Xiaojun Hu. Under-cited influential work by Eugene Garfield Scientometrics, 114(2), 2018, 651-657.

Xiaojun Hu, Luo Jianhong, Ronald Rousseau. A warning for Chinese evaluation systems:  Short-term bibliometric measures misjudge the value of pioneering contributions. J. Zhejiang Univ. - Sci. B, 2018 19(1), 1-5.


A.I.M. Jakaria Rahman, Raf Guns, Ronald Rousseau & Tim C. Engels. Cognitive Distances between Evaluators and Evaluees in Research Evaluation: A Comparison between Three Informetric Methods at the Journal and Subject Category Aggregation Level. Frontiers in Research Metrics and Analytics, August 2017, vol. 2, art. 6;doi:10.3389/frma.2017.00006

Frederik Verleysen & Ronald Rousseau. How the existence of a regional bibliographic information system can help evaluators to conform to the principles of the Leiden Manifesto. Journal of Educational Media & Library Sciences 54: 1 (2017) : 97-109. DOI:0.6120/JoEMLS.2017.541/0011.BC.AC [freely available on the journal's website]

Ronald Rousseau, Raf Guns, A.I.M. Jakaria Rahman & Tim C.E. Engels. Measuring cognitive distance between publication portfolios. Journal of Informetrics, 11(2), 583-594, 2017.

Zhang Lin, Rousseau Rousseau, Sivertsen Gunnar (2017). Science deserves to be judged by its contents, not by its wrapping: Revisiting Seglen's work on journal impact and research evaluation. PLoS ONE, 12(3): e0174205.

Xiaojun Hu & Ronald Rousseau. Nobel Prize Winners 2016: Igniting or sparking foundational publications? Scientometrics, (2017) 110(2), 1053–1063.

Yuxian Liu, Ronald Rousseau & Leo Egghe. Partial orders for zero-sum arrays with applications to network theory. Journal of Informetrics 11(1) (2017), 257–274.

Per Ahlgren, Ting Yue, Ronald Rousseau & Liying Yang. The role of the Chinese Key Labs in the international and national scientific arena revisited. Research Evaluation, 26(2), 2017, 132–143

Xiaojun Hu, Loet Leydesdorff & Ronald Rousseau. Heterogeneity in an undirected network: Definition and measurement. Journal of Informetrics 11(2), (2017) 669–682.

Dongbo Shi, Ronald Rousseau, Liu Yang & Jiang Li. A journal's impact factor is influenced by changes in publication delays of citing journals. Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, 68(3):780–789, 2017.

Sandra Rousseau & Ronald Rousseau. Being metric-wise: heterogeneity in bibliometric knowledge. Saber sobre métricas: heterogeneidad en el conocimiento bibliométrico. El Professional de la información, v. 26, n. 3, pp. 480-487 (2017).

Xiaojun Hu and Ronald Rousseau. Do under-cited influential sleeping beauties exist? In: Conference Proceedings of the 16th Conference on Scientometrics & Informetrics, 16-20 October 2017 (pp. 344-349). Wuhan University, Wuhan, China.


Xiaojun Hu and Ronald Rousseau. Scientific influence is not always visible: The phenomenon of under-cited influential publications. Journal of Informetrics, 10(4), (2016) 1079–1091.

Ronald Rousseau and Sandra Rousseau. Inequality in science and the possible rise of scientific agents. ISSI Newsletter, 2016, 12(4), #48, p. 66-70. [freely available on the website of ISSI]


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Doctoraat 022

Dilruba Mahbuba (Ruba) and her doctoral jury: December 17, 2012

Profs. Colpaert, Engels, Nyssen, Delsaerdt, dr. Mahbuba and me