Subject classification of publications in the ISI database based on references and citations

Thomson Reuters’ publication database contains a subject classification of journal issues. One of these subjects is “Multidisciplinary Sciences”, which includes journals such as Nature and Science. Several of the publications in these journals have a clear subject focus. This report describes a method for reclassifying such publications, to get more suitable subject labels on them.

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    Our input to the upcoming Government research bill identifies the issues that we consider the Government needs to address in order to meet the major societal challenges and to achieve the over-riding research policy goals.