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 Vital Statistics on the Numbers Game

Mathematics Research:
Institutions Ranked by Citations and Citation Impact
(among those that published ³ 500) mathematics papers, 1991-2001)

Rank Institution Citations
1991 - 2001
1 University of Paris 6 7,589
2 Stanford University 7,366
3 Univ. Calif., Berkeley 7,190
4 Harvard University 7,152
5 University of Minnesota 7,102
6 University of Washington 7,003
7 Cornell University 6,524
8 University of Wisconsin 6,138
9 Rutgers University 5,851
10 University of Illinois 5,447
11 University of Michigan 5,438
12 New York University 5288
13 Univ. Calif., Los Angeles 5,105
14 University of Chicago 4,875
15 MIT 4,842
16 Princeton University 4,498
17 University of Maryland 4,473
18 Purdue University 4,446
19 University of Paris 11 4,387
20 Pennsylvania State U. 4,124
21 University of Waterloo 3,874
22 Ohio State University 3,767
23 University of Texas 3,753
24 Texas A&M University 3,738
25 Tel Aviv University 3,728
Rank Institution Impact
1991 - 2001
1 University of Washington 8.24
2 Stanford University 7.44
3 Harvard University 6.92
4 AT&T 6.28
5 New York University 6.26
6 Cornell University 6.11
7 Princeton University 5.82
8 University of Chicago 5.79
9 Imperial College, London 5.77
10 University of Minnesota 5.54
11 University of Cambridge 5.07
12 Yale University 5.03
13 Univ. Calif., Los Angeles 4.89
14 Univ. New South Wales 4.81
15 University of Oxford 4.79
16 Univ. Calif., Berkeley 4.77
17 MIT 4.56
18 University of Warwick 4.49
19 Columbia University 4.48
20 Georgia Inst. Technology 4.42
21 Univ. North Carolina 4.36
22 Northwestern University 4.32
23 University of Michigan 4.18
24 Catholic U. Leuven 4.13
25 University of Maryland 4.09

SOURCE: ISI Essential Science Indicators Web product, 1991-2001

Highly Cited Authors in Mathematics, 1991-2001
(ranked by citations)

Rank
Name
Affiliation
Department / Field Papers Citations
1 Pierre-Louis Lions University of Paris 9 Mathematics 75 1207
2 David L. Donoho Stanford University Statistics 27 1182
3 Adrian F.M. Smith Univ. London Statistics 40 1026
4 Elizabeth A. Thompson U. Washington Biostatistics 11 973
5 Iain M Johnstone Stanford University Statistics 17 968
6 Jianqing Fan Chinese U. Hong Kong Statistics 53 901
7 Donald B. Rubin Harvard University Statistics 38 854
8 Ingrid Daubechies Princeton University Mathematics 20 807
9 Adrian E. Raftery U. Washington Statistics/
Sociol.
31 804
10 Alan E. Gelfand U. Connecticut Statistics 35 747
11 Sun-Wei Guo Med. Coll. Wisconsin Biostatistics 6 737
12 Scott L. Zeger Johns Hopkins Univ. Biostatistics 23 723
13 Peter J. Green University of Bristol Statistics Statistics 14 667
14 Bradley P. Carlin University of Minnesota Biostatistics 28 663
15 J. Stephen Marron U. North Carolina Statistics 43 618
16 David G. Clayton MRC, Cambridge Biostatistics 4 598
Gareth O. Roberts Lancaster Univ. Statistics 41 598
17 Albert Cohen University of Paris Mathematics 61 572
Michael Rockner Univ. Bielefeld, Germany Mathematics 69 572
18 Yangbo Ye University of Iowa Mathematics 42 567
19 Jinchao Xu Pennsylvania St. U. Mathematics 22 566
20 Xiao-Li Meng University of Chicago Statistics 27 561
21 Matthew P. Wand Harvard University Biostatistics 31 558
22 Wally R. Gilks MRC Biostatistics 16 551
23 M. Chris Jones Open University Statistics 52 542
24 Sergio Albeverio University of Bonn Mathematics 109 541
25 Norman E. Breslow U. Washington Biostatistics 9 540

SOURCE: ISI Essential Science Indicators Web product, 1991-2001

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