International Impact of Scientific Research of Major Countries

주요국의 학문분야별 과학연구의 영향력 분석

  • 박현우 (한국과학기술정보연구원 정보분석본부) ;
  • 유선희 (한국과학기술정보연구원 정보분석본부)
  • Received : 2009.10.08
  • Accepted : 2010.02.02
  • Published : 2010.03.28


This paper analyzes the international impact of the scientific research of major countries by scientific field and examines its meaning. To this end, we select the highly cited papers (HCP) from scientific papers that are regarded as the output of scientific research, and then measure and compare the level of major countries' scientific impact, considering the input factors (GDP, R&D expenditure, and researchers) of scientific research. Based on the results of the analysis, we draw the conclusion and implications, and finally present the limitations of research and further research in this field.


Scientific Research;Highly Cited Paper (HCP);Paper Citation;Scientific Impact;Citation Intensity


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