ESI Thresholds

The Threshold - ESI table displays the minimum number of citations received in a 10-year period that places an entity in the top 1% or top 50% of a research field.

Entity

Fraction to Determine Threshold

Author

1%

Institution

1%

Countries

50%

Journals

50%

Sample Report

According to the data presented in the following sample report:

  • Papers in the field of Materials Science published by the top 1% of authors received at least 618 citations in a 10-year period.
  • Papers in the field of Materials Science published by the top 1% of institutions received at least 495 citations in the 10-year period.
  • Papers in the field of Materials Science published by researchers in the top 50% of countries received at least 1662 citations in the 10-year period.
  • Papers published in the top 50% of journals assigned to the field of Materials Science received at least 975 citations in the 10-year period.

Research Field

Author

Institution

Countries

Journals

Materials Science

618

495

1662

975