Bibliometric analysis of the publication output of TU Ilmenau in the period 2012-2016
Bibliometrics enables quantitative analysis of research achievements by applying mathematical methods to publishing behaviour whose results can be compared within certain limits. This paper uses a bibliometric analysis to examine the publication performance of scientists at the Technical University of Ilmenau. The publications in the Web of Science for the period 2012-2016 is used as the data basis. With the help of various indicators, an objective picture of the research activities in the above-mentioned period is attempted to be drawn. The results of the bibliometric analysis are used for comparisons at different levels and then presented in different rankings. All collected data are stored in a data base structured form so that it is available as a starting point for future investigations.