Daily Archives: November 16, 2013

Altmetric Score

Extending the Range of the Inductionless Magnetorotational Instability by Oleg Kirillov and Frank Stefani

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  • The Altmetric score 26.25 puts the article in the top 5% of all articles ranked by attention.
  • Very good compared to other articles of same age & journal (89th percentile)
  • Very good compared to articles of the same age (95th percentile)
Compared to all articles in Physical Review Letters

So far Altmetric has tracked 4,698 articles from this journal. They typically receive more attention than average, with a mean score of 6.4 vs the global average of 4.0. This article has done particularly well, scoring higher than 96% of its peers.

All articles of a similar age

Older articles will score higher simply because they’ve had more time to accumulate mentions. To account for age we can compare this score to the 54,326 tracked articles that were published within six weeks on either side of this one in any journal. This article has done particularly well, scoring higher than 95% of its contemporaries.

Other articles of a similar age in Physical Review Letters

We’re also able to compare this article to 29 articles from the same journal and published within six weeks on either side of this one. This article has done well, scoring higher than 89% of its contemporaries.

All articles

More generally, Altmetric has tracked 1,498,915 articles across all journals so far. Compared to these this article has done particularly well and is in the 97th percentile: it’s in the top 5% of all articles ever tracked by Altmetric.