Publication models in scientific research – journal publication a solution?

It’s really sad to read this article from SIAM president at end of year 2009.

http://www.ima.umn.edu/~arnold/siam-columns/integrity-under-attack.pdf

It describes how metrics for scientific journal such as impact factor can be totally misleading, because of manipulation. And it alerts to the scientific communities about the long hidden story of integrity.

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