Citations, research topics and active countries in software engineering: A bibliometrics study

GAROUSİ V. , Mantyla M. V.

COMPUTER SCIENCE REVIEW, vol.19, pp.56-77, 2016 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 19
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.cosrev.2015.12.002
  • Title of Journal : COMPUTER SCIENCE REVIEW
  • Page Numbers: pp.56-77


Context: An enormous number of papers (more than 70,000) have been published in the area of Software Engineering (SE) since its inception in 1968. To better characterize and understand this massive research literature, there is a need for comprehensive bibliometrics assessments in this vibrant field.