Ricardo Arencibia-Jorge

Ricardo Arencibia-Jorge
Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México | UNAM · Centro de Ciencias de la Complejidad

PhD Information Science
Senior Researcher at the Complexity Science Center of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM)

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Introduction
I am specialized in quantitative studies of Science and Technology. The research assessment through bibliometric methods is an important topic in my research lines.
Additional affiliations
December 2019 - present
Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
Position
  • Investigador Titular
June 2019 - present
Instituto Superior de Tecnologías y Ciencias Aplicadas
Position
  • Professor (Full)
July 2016 - January 2020
Empresa de Tecnologías de la Información (ETI)
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  • Coordinador I+D
Education
September 2006 - December 2010
University of Granada
Field of study
September 1998 - December 2004
University of Havana
Field of study
  • Library and Information Science

Publications

Publications (157)
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Companies coexist in an environment with a high level of uncertainty. The scenario is characterized by the influence of multiple factors, which determine the need to assume the new paradigm of sustainable innovation. The adaptive capacity must be guaranteed in the face of constant changes, through the articulation of the four dynamic aspects -emerg...
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This paper analyzed the growth and multidisciplinary nature of Artificial Intelligence research during the last 60 years. Web of Science coverage since 1960 was considered, and a descriptive research was performed. A top-down approach using Web of Science subject categories as a proxy to measure multidisciplinarity was developed. Bibliometric indic...
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The current big data era has placed new challenges for the study and application of information management (IM). In this paper we visualized how IM evolved over thirty-six years (1980-2015). An author co-citation analysis was applied to a dataset extracted from Web of Science Core Collection®. To map the evolution, a longitudinal perspective was ca...
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Objetivo. Describir la implementación de un Sistema de Inteligencia Colaborativa en el sector biotecnológico y farmacéutico cubano, desde los enfoques tecnológico y social. Diseño / Metodología / Enfoque: Los marcos metodológicos empleados para el desarrollo del sistema fueron los requisitos de la norma UNE 166006:2018, Design Thinking y Scrum. Se...
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Objective. To characterize the Cuban research on Information Sciences, and to analyze the flows of knowledge between its intellectual base and the research fronts influenced by Cuban researchers. Design/Methodology/Approach. The subject category “Information Science and Library Science” from Web of Science, during the period 2005-2019, was studied....
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A multidimensional approach was applied to analyze trends of the Cuban scientific output in the context of the 21 Latin American countries exceeding two million inhabitants. Output performance for each country were compared. The following parameters were analyzed: output and journals indexed at Scopus (SCImago stats, 1996–2018) and the Web of Scien...
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Objective. We analyzed the scientific output after COVID-19 and contrasted it with studies published in the aftermath of seven epidemics/pandemics: Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), Influenza A virus H5N1 and Influenza A virus H1N1 human infections, Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), Ebola virus disease, Zika virus disease, and Dengue...
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The year 2006 saw the onset of a project aimed at speeding up information sciences doctoral training in Cuba. The Scientific Information and Documentation Doctoral Program, developed by the University of Granada, Spain, and the University of Havana, graduated a total 50 Cuban and two Latin American PhDs in ten years. The project was geared to updat...
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Objective We analyzed the scientific output after COVID-19 and contrasted it with studies published in the aftermath of seven epidemics/pandemics: Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), Influenza A virus H5N1 and Influenza A virus H1N1 human infections, Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), Ebola virus disease, Zika virus disease, and Dengue....
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Objetivo: el presente estudio tiene como objetivo analizar el comportamiento de la producción científica sobre tres técnicas de análisis bibliométrico: la co-citación, el acoplamiento bibliográfico y la co-ocurrencia de términos. Metodología: se utiliza Web of Science como fuente de datos. Se emplean medidas de productividad e impacto para caracter...
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The Business Process Management (BPM) implementation represents a complex task that involves multidisciplinary factors. Academics and practitioner define their own BPM cycles and guideline to address initiatives based on this paradigm. These initiatives are sometimes biased because they reach only technical instructions of BPM technologies or focus...
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El presente estudio bibliométrico caracterizó la investigación sobre problemas médicos derivados del uso excesivo o inadecuado de Internet durante el período 2011-2017. Se identificaron en PubMed 1.178 artículos sobre conductas adictivas, que constituyeron el 2,7 % de la literatura biomédica mundial sobre Internet, y el 22,3 % de los trabajos que t...
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Background The problem of access to medical information, particularly in low-income countries, has been under discussion for many years. Although a number of developments have occurred in the last decade (e.g., the open access (OA) movement and the website Sci-Hub), everyone agrees that these difficulties still persist very widely, mainly due to th...
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The Cuban scientific output in Cuban and foreign indexed academic journals was analyzed. Total output and longitudinal trends were identified through a multi-database unified record approach considering thirteen databases and indexes for foreign and national journals (Scopus, Web of Science Core Collection, Biosis, Current Contents Connect, Zoologi...
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Introduction: The Cuban Journal of Pediatrics has been published continuously during 90 years. However, there are not bibliometric studies that have characterized this prestigious journal, which is an aspect of special interest for the Journal´s editorial committee. Objective: To analyze the scientific production of the Cuban Journal of Pediatrics,...
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Purpose: The evolution of the socio-cognitive structure of the field of knowledge management (KM) during the period 1986-2015 is described. Design/Methodology/Approach: Records retrieved from Web of Science were submitted to author co-citation analysis (ACA) following a longitudinal perspective as of the following time slices: 1986-1996, 1997-2006...
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INTRODUCTION The steadily increasing prevalence of diabetes globally has captured researchers’ attention. Cuban production of scientific articles on diabetes has not been studied from a bibliometric perspective. OBJECTIVE Characterize the production and impact of research and review articles on diabetes by Cuban authors in journals listed in the Sc...
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One of the most important domains in aquaculture is Macrobrachium, since it represents one of the most cultured crustacean genus worldwide. Description of the authors that study and publish on the subject constitutes a solid contribution to the knowledge of this genus. Indicators of productivity, visibility, relevance, sex and co-authorship of the...
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The freshwater shrimp genus Macrobrachium is highly diverse, distributed in tropical and subtropical regions around the world, and of considerable commercial importance in many countries. Here we present the results of an analysis of the scientific production regarding Macrobrachium published between 1980 and 2016 in the database Web of Science. Th...
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In order to provide information on the development status of the Macrobrachium genus study in Latin America, the results of the scientometric analysis of 161 documents published between 1976 and 2016 in journals of the region, managed from the PERIODICA database, are presented. The current status of the genus Macrobrachium is described in the above...
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Transmission levels and severity of infections in Aedes aegypti-transmitted diseases have been currently intensified. This short communication is a bibliometric approach about research on this vector, which is responsible for more than 25,000 deaths annually. Current scientific research on A. aegypti is characterized, using Scopus as data source. A...
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Development of accurate systems to assess academic research performance is an essential topic in national science agendas around the world. Providing quantitative elements such as scientometric rankings and indicators have contributed to measure prestige and excellence of universities, but more sophisticated computational tools are seldom exploited...
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Political differences between the governments of Cuba and United States after 1959 have left a deep trace in multiple generations of both countries, including scientists. In fact, lack of scientific bridges between Cuba and the United States is a statement widely assimilated by public opinion. The U.S. government embargo affected all the spheres of...
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Knowledge domains are strongly related to the communities integrated for their configuration and development. Bibliometrics is one of the more objective ways to the analysis and characterization of these communities. The current study characterized the behavior of the scientific community specialized on alopecia areata during the period 2001-2014,...
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i. INTRODUCTION. Knowledge Management (KM) has been submitted to deep analyses focused on its solidification as a scientific domain. ii. PURPOSE. The current thematic and intellectual structure of knowledge management (KM) discipline is analyzed. iii. METHODOLOGY. The study is performed from a bibliometric perspective, by using co-occurrence and c...
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This article analyzes the scientific production of publications on altmetrics as an emergent discipline for research evaluation. The research objective was to identify the investigative tendencies that characterize the subject. The analysis studied documents indexed by Web of Science and Scopus databases. 253 documents were retrieved, showing a gro...
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The scientific interest in the genus Macrobrachium was not only from a biological aspect, but also from economic aspect. This paper analyzed the patents identified in several databases using the keyword Macrobrachium. Patents were selected when a species of Macrobrachium was mentioned in main title. The total number of identified patents was 131, o...
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The scientific interest in the genus Macrobrachium was not only from a biological aspect, but also from economic aspect. This paper analyzed the patents identified in several databases using the keyword Macrobrachium. Patents were selected when a species of Macrobrachium was mentioned in main title. The total number of identified patents was 131, o...
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Cuba has developed a biopharmaceutical sector that involves some of the country’s most relevant scientific institutions. Despite the severe constraints on resources resulting from the U.S. embargo, the results achieved by this sector have contributed to put the country’s health indicators at the same level of high-income nations. Recently, the crea...
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Background. Over the past four decades there have been considerable arguments against the arbitrary use of Garfield’s Impact Factor in research evaluation. Over the past decade, the emergence of databases with considerable breadth of coverage, such as Scopus and Google Scholar, together with the general demand for greater accuracy in journal assess...
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Knowledge domains are strongly related to the communities integrated for their configuration and development. Bibliometrics is one of the more objective ways to the analysis and characterization of these communities. The current study characterized the behavior of the scientific community specialized on alopecia areata during the period 2001-2014,...
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This study revealed that the scientific interest in the genus Macrobrachium was not restricted to a biological point of view, but included also social and economic aspects. Many species of the genus are subject of traditional fisheries and culture worldwide. Several research groups across the globe have developed projects in various subject areas o...
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Cuban scientific output is analyzed for the period 2003-2011, in Scopus database. Based on a set of bibliometric indicators, we try to shed light on the evolution of the volume of scientific output in Cuban and foreign journals, and its distribution and visibility by quartiles. Also analyzed is the citation per document received, broken down by lan...
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This study revealed that the scientific interest in the genus Macrobrachium was not restricted to a biological point of view, but included also social and economic aspects. Many species of the genus are subject of traditional fisheries and culture worldwide. Several research groups across the globe have developed projects in various subject areas o...
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Introduction: Despite years of relative neglect, interest in Giardia infection seems to be recently growing, perhaps in part due to its inclusion into the World Health Organization’s Neglected Diseases Initiative since 2004. The purpose of this study was to provide an overview of Giardia and giardiasis research over time, as represented by the quan...
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Introducción: El presente trabajo constituye un estudio bibliométrico de la más reciente producción científica mundial relacionada con la Psoriasis. Esta es una enfermedad crónica, inflamatoria y sistémica con un importante impacto en la salud y un fuerte componente genético y ambiental. La prevalencia y la incidencia estimadas de esta enfermedad m...
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The article overviews the structure of editorial articles that is important for maintaining the quality of journal editing and publishing. Special attention is paid to properly evaluating reference lists of editorials, avoiding unethical practices of journal self-citations, and boosting impact factors. We have suggested upgrading standards of casca...
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The scientific output of research sectors involved in Cuban R&D activities during the period 2003-2007, using Scopus as data source, was analyzed. Quantitative and qualitative dimension of the scientific production was described through a set of bibliometric indicators. The most productive and visible sectors were identified. The evolution of the t...
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Bibliometrics is frequently used to analyze the structural evolution of research fields, especially in biomedical areas. The present paper provides a macrostructure for scientific research on vitiligo conducted in the last fifty years using bibliometric methods. The data were retrieved from Scopus. A total 6 109 papers related to vitiligo were proc...
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Bibliometrics is frequently used to analyze the structural evolution of research fields, especially in biomedical areas. The present paper provides a macrostructure for scientific research on vitiligo conducted in the last fifty years using bibliometric methods. The data were retrieved from Scopus. A total 6 109 papers related to vitiligo were proc...
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The scientific output of research sectors involved in Cuban R&D activities during the period 2003-2007, using Scopus as data source, was analyzed. Quantitative and qualitative dimension of the scientific production was described through a set of bibliometric indicators. The most productive and visible sectors were identified. The evolution of the t...
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This short communication analyzes the scientific activity and impact of the different Cuban research sectors during the period 2003-2007. Only a minority set of bibliometrical papers are focused in the particular study of research sectors involved in national scientific output. National or regional dynamics of the university-industry-government rel...
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Objetivo: Proporcionar información sobre el Perfil de Producción Científica de Cuba y El Caribe en revistas del acervo redalyc.org para el periodo 2005-2011, a fin de conocer cuáles son tanto las tendencias como el comportamiento de las estrategias de comunicación y de colaboración que registran los artículos producidos por los investigadores cuban...
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A partir de indicadores bibliométricos desarrollados por el grupo de Investigación SCImago, del Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científfcas de España (CSIC), se realiza la caracterización de la actividad cientiffca en las universidades cubanas. Se analiza el volumen y la especialización temática de la producción científica y se identifican las...
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The current review, structured in two parts, identifies and describes the research articles developed by Cuban authors and institutions with the highest impact on the international scientific community during the first decade of XXI Century. The first part covered the period 2001-2005. The amount of citations was the used criteria for the identific...
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The current review, structured in two parts, identifies and describes the research articles developed by Cuban authors and institutions with the highest impact on the international scientific community during the first decade of XXI Century. The second part covered the period 2006-2010. The amount of citations was the used criteria for the identifi...
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The current review, structured in two parts, identifies and describes the research articles developed by Cuban authors and institutions with the highest impact on the international scientific community during the first decade of XXI Century. The first part covered the period 2001-2005. The amount of citations was the used criteria for the identific...
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The present work centers on the study of the Cuban scientific production specializing in an emerging field of knowledge: the Nanosciences and the Nanotechnology. An analysis of the national research articles published during the last 20 years is done. The aforementioned analysis is aimed at determining the productivity of national institutions eng...
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Introduction: scientometric studies use relative indicators for the thematic characterization of scientific production, in order to identify the strengths and weaknesses of a country in a knowledge domain. Objective: the use of specialization patterns for the thematic characterization of the Cuban scientific production in health indexed by Scopus d...
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Programa de Becas de Corta Duración (IPP-2011-VF-03) del Instituto de Políticas y Bienes Públicos del CSIC, España.
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This report, a collaboration between the Cuban Ministry of Higher Education, the National Center for Scientific Research and INASP, presents findings from a bibliometric analysis of the 26 most productive African countries in Scopus between 1996-2009. Data is presented examining changes in the scientific research output of these countries, and comp...
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This report presents the findings of a collaborative study conducted by the Cuban Ministry of Higher Education, the National Center for Scientific Research and INASP. It consists of a bibliometric analysis of the scientific production of five Latin American countries (Cuba, Ecuador, Bolivia, Nicaragua and Honduras) during the period 1996–2008. The...
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A bibliometric study of the world scientific production indexed by PubMed on Human Cytogenetics, during the period 1999-2008, was performed. A search strategy based on the identification of terms chromosome, chromosomal, cytogenetic, distal, centromere and cell cycle, was designed. A total of 10 388 articles were obtained. The most productive autho...
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Cuban scientific output at macro level has not been frequently studied in the literature on scientometrics. The current paper explores the different metric approaches to the Cuban scientific activity carried out by national and international authors. Also, the article develops a scientometric study of the Cuban scientific production as included in...
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El presente trabajo constituye un estudio bibliométrico de la producción científica cubana sobre Dengue indizada en SCOPUS, desde 1981 hasta el 2006, con vistas a identificar los autores y revistas más productivos, los diferentes equipos de co-autoría, y los principales frentes de investigación tratados durante el período. Fueron obtenidos 163 artí...
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The current communication presents a simple exercise with the aim of solving a singular problem: the retrieval of extremely large amounts of items in the Web of Science interface. As it is known, Web of Science interface allows a user to obtain at most 100,000 items from a single query. But what about queries that achieve a result of more than 100,...
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This work discusses the proposals of Gangan Prathap and András Schubert with the aim of using the Hirsch index as a basis for the calculation of a successive series of H indices. The most recent applications of H indices in institutional assessments at micro level and for assessing institutional impact on knowledge domains are discussed. The use of...
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This study applies Prathap's approach to successive h-indices in order to measure the influence of researcher staff on institutional impact. The twelve most productive Cuban institutions related to the study of the human brain are studied. The Hirsch index was used to measure the impact of the institutional scientific output, using the g-index and...