Publish date: 2018/12/03 | Expire date: 2018/12/29 | Author: Pia Prebevšek
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On November 27, 2018 Clarivate Analytics, the Web of Science Group, published a list of highly-cited researchers for 2018. Prof. dr. Marjan Mernik is for the second year in a row on the list. His researches ranks among the top 1% most cited works in the field of Computer Science earning the mark of exceptional impact. More information about his research work is available at https://lpm.feri.um.si/en/members/mernik/.
On the 2018 Highly Cited Researchers list are only two researchers from Slovenia, all from University of Maribor. Besides prof. dr. Marjan Mernik, the highly cited researcher is also prof. dr. Matjaž Perc from Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics. The inclusion in the list of highly cited researchers is also important for the ranking of universities. The Shanghai Ranking (ARWU) is one of the most established universities rankings that has been preparing a review of the best universities since 2003. It uses 6 indicators (Alumni, Award, HiCi, N&S, PUB, PCP). The HiCi (high-cited researchers) indicator in the 20% range takes into account the list of highly cited researchers prepared by Clarivate Analytics.