Alexander M Petersen

Summary

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Quantifying the impact of weak, strong, and super ties in scientific careers
    Alexander Michael Petersen
    Laboratory for the Analysis of Complex Economic Systems, Institutions, Markets, Technologies IMT Lucca Institute for Advanced Studies, 55100 Lucca, Italy
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 112:E4671-80. 2015
  2. doi request reprint A quantitative perspective on ethics in large team science
    Alexander M Petersen
    Laboratory for the Analysis of Complex Economic Systems, IMT Lucca Institute for Advanced Studies, 55100, Lucca, Italy
    Sci Eng Ethics 20:923-45. 2014
  3. pmc On the predictability of future impact in science
    Orion Penner
    1 Laboratory of Innovation Management and Economics, IMT Institute for Advanced Studies Lucca, 55100 Lucca, Italy 2
    Sci Rep 3:3052. 2013
  4. pmc Statistical regularities in the rank-citation profile of scientists
    Alexander M Petersen
    IMT Lucca Institute for Advanced Studies, 55100 Lucca, Italy
    Sci Rep 1:181. 2011

Collaborators

  • Orion Penner
  • Raj K Pan
  • Kimmo Kaski
  • Santo Fortunato

Detail Information

Publications5

  1. doi request reprint Quantifying the impact of weak, strong, and super ties in scientific careers
    Alexander Michael Petersen
    Laboratory for the Analysis of Complex Economic Systems, Institutions, Markets, Technologies IMT Lucca Institute for Advanced Studies, 55100 Lucca, Italy
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 112:E4671-80. 2015
    ..We find that super ties contribute to above-average productivity and a 17% citation increase per publication, thus identifying these partnerships--the analog of life partners--as a major factor in science career development...
  2. doi request reprint A quantitative perspective on ethics in large team science
    Alexander M Petersen
    Laboratory for the Analysis of Complex Economic Systems, IMT Lucca Institute for Advanced Studies, 55100, Lucca, Italy
    Sci Eng Ethics 20:923-45. 2014
    ..To this end, our expository analysis provides a survey of ethical issues in team settings to inform science ethics education and science policy. ..
  3. pmc On the predictability of future impact in science
    Orion Penner
    1 Laboratory of Innovation Management and Economics, IMT Institute for Advanced Studies Lucca, 55100 Lucca, Italy 2
    Sci Rep 3:3052. 2013
    ..Our results place in doubt the suitability of such models, and indicate further investigation is required before they can be used in recruiting decisions. ..
  4. pmc Statistical regularities in the rank-citation profile of scientists
    Alexander M Petersen
    IMT Lucca Institute for Advanced Studies, 55100 Lucca, Italy
    Sci Rep 1:181. 2011
    ..Such statistical regularities in the input-output patterns of scientists can be used as benchmarks for theoretical models of career progress...