Yuh-Shan Ho

Yuh-Shan Ho
Asia University · Trend Research Centre

PhD

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January 2009 - present
Asia University
Position
  • Professor (Associate)
January 2009 - July 2016
Asia University
Position
  • Managing Director
January 2009 - July 2016
Asia University
Position
  • Managing Director
Education
May 1993 - December 1995
University of Birmingham
Field of study
  • Chemical Engineering
October 1991 - May 1993
The University of Sheffield
Field of study
  • Chemistry

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Publications (408)
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Background Bibliometrics methods are commonly used to analyse and compare scientific performance. At present there are no bibliometric analyses on insulin resistance (IR) publications. In this study, we analysed highly-cited IR publications. Methods The analysis presented is based on Web of Science (WoS): Science Citation Index Expanded. Total cit...
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Introduction: Sudan is the third largest country in Africa and has rich reserves of petroleum and other ground resources, but its per capita Gross Domestic Product is only $808 and researchers work in insufficient institutional facilities and with little funding. Previous studies about its scientific productivity have been limited to specific subje...
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To gain insight into the trend of bacterial nanocellulose research, a bibliometric analysis was performed using the Science Citation Index Expanded database from 2005 to 2020. The study concentrated on the publication's performance in terms of annual outputs and citations, mainstream journals, categories of the Web of Sciences, leading countries, p...
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Introduction: Bibliometric analyses of research in Sri Lanka, a lower-middle income island nation in South Asia, has focused mainly on medical research, concluding that there is a need for increased research productivity and impact, and for local solutions to health concerns. There has been no general bibliometric analysis across scientific discipl...
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Q fever is a worldwide distributed zoonosis caused by Coxiella burnetii, a Gram-negative bacterium. Despite existence of large amount of research data on the developments related to Q fever, no bibliometric analysis of this subject is available to our knowledge. Bibliometric studies are an essential resource to track scholarly trends and research o...
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Introduction: Sudan is the third largest country in Africa and has rich reserves of petroleum and other ground resources, but its per capita Gross Domestic Product is only $808 and researchers work in insufficient institutional facilities and with little funding. Previous studies about its scientific productivity have been limited to specific subje...
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Introduction: In contrast with other tropical countries, Cuba has been frequently studied from the point of view of scientometrics. It has been reported that Cuban researchers often failed to cite other Cuban researchers or to collaborate with them and that 78 % of the Cuban scientific output is published in Cuban journals and mostly missed by Scop...
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Identified and analyzed highly cited publications in the Web of Science category of biomedical engineering in the last three decades were investigated. Documents that have been cited more than 100 times from Web of Science Core Collection since publication year to the end of 2020 were defined as highly cited publications. The analyzed aspects cover...
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This study aimed to identify and analyze the characteristics of COVID-19 publications in the Science Citation Index Expanded published by Latin Americans in 2020. Documents including searching keywords in their title, abstract, or author keywords were assessed. The analyzed aspects covered characteristics of document types, languages, Web of Scienc...
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Ambio is a leading journal in environmental science and policy, sustainable development, and human-environment interactions. The paper at hand aims to run a bibliometric analysis to inspect the main publications features of Ambio in Science Citation Index Expanded SCI-EXPANDED. For this scope, a bibliometric survey has been carried out to investiga...
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Mangroves are one the most productive ecosystems on Earth, and they are geographically located in the tropics and sub-tropics. Notwithstanding their critical role in providing a large number of environmental services and benefits as well as livelihood provisions, mangrove forests are being lost globally at an alarming rate. At the same time, they a...
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The purpose of this scientometric study is to analyze the multiple sclerosis research in Science Citation Index-Expanded from 1992 to 2019 in order to determine the top features, trends, and topics. Articles related to multiple sclerosis in the section of title, abstract, keywords, and KeyWords Plus were retrieved from the Science Citation Index-Ex...
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Classic publications in Web of Science Category of Obstetrics and Gynecology were identified by using bibliometric indicator, TCyear, total citations since publication to the end of the recent year from Web of Science Core Collection. Fourteen classic publications with TC2016 ≥ 1,000 times were analysied. We also applied a citation indicator, the C...
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Yang and Meng (2020) used sub-optimal search keywords and methods to publish a bibliometric paper in Ecological Indicators. There are two questionable parts to the original paper: a filter could be used to retrieve a more accurate set of data and the use of sub-optimal search keywords. There is a big difference between the two results that were sea...
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Various endeavors are undertaken by the maritime industry, academia, and policy-makers to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. These include the search for feasible technologies that could be used onboard merchant vessels and are propelled by international legal and social initiatives. To this end, this study aimed to critically analyze the research tr...
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Objective The aim of this study was to analyze the characteristics of the COVID-19 publications in the ten psychology-related Web of Science categories in the social science citation index 10-month following the COVID-19 outbreak. Methods Six publication indicators were examined across authors, institutions, and countries. Results Analyses showed...
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Our objective in this review was to determine (1) impactful research articles about CRISPR-edited stem cells, (2) factors that affected CRISPR method performance in stem cell, and (3) research design related to CRISPR-edited stem cells. Screening research papers of related topic was carried out by using the Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE) da...
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Background: Keloids remain troublesome for clinicians because of the lack of standard therapy, and the underlying mechanisms are still unclear. Bibliometric analysis could be a powerful tool to comprehensively review research trends, evaluate publication performances and provide future perspectives. There is no bibliometric analysis focusing on ke...
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Background The present study aims to identify and analyze the characteristics of highly cited publications on Multiple sclerosis in the Science Citation Index Expanded. Methods Documents that had 100 citations or more were considered as the highly cited documents. Highly cited publications were analyzed in the distribution of document types, langu...
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Introduction: Cambodia is a small agricultural tropical country for which only two small scientometric studies, published five years ago, were available until now. Objective: To identify, for Cambodian research, subjects, outlets, authors, institutions, citations and recommendations. Methods: The data were retrieved from the Science Citation Index...
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Educational psychology is a discipline with a relatively long and intricate history. This study contributes to the understanding of the most recent developments of educational psychology research through the exploration of 35,210 articles published in all journals indexed in the Web of Science educational psychology category for the 2000-2019 perio...
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Tang et al. used an inappropriate method to publish a bibliometric paper in Separation and Purification Technology. The results show a huge difference from the results by using the same method. This comment pointed out each of the problems. In addition, some publication and citation indicators were also applied for a new analysis.
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The ongoing pandemic of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a global health emergency. Thousands of articles have been published to tackle this crisis. Here, a bibliometric study of the publications in environmental studies has been conducted to identify the emerging research trends in this field in the era of COVID-19. Bibliometric analysis...
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Li et al. used inappropriate search keywords for their bibliometric in International Review of Economics & Finance. A huge mistake was found that may result in misleading readers of the journal. This comment pointed out details about the mistakes.
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Background Nonunion continues to be the most frequent and challenging complication to treat following fracture fixation. Herein, we carried out a bibliometric analysis aiming to identify the key researchers, centres and research trends developed during the past 30 years in this important clinical condition. Methods The Science Citation Index Expan...
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Ye and Zhang used inappropriate search keywords, databases, and methods published a bibliometric paper in the International Journal of Health Planning and Management. The comment pointed out the problems, evidence, and improved methods of the study. The authors missed many medication‐adherence documents. However, many documents not related to medic...
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Ambio is a leading journal in environmental science and policy, sustainable development and human-environment interactions. The paper at hand aims to run a bibliometric analysis to inspect the main publications features of Ambio in Science Citation Index Expanded SCI-EXPANDED. For this scope, a bibliometric survey has been carried out to investigat...
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Background: Classic articles are defined as research papers with a total citation of one thousand or more. The present study is to identify and analyse the characteristics of the classic articles in apoptosis research. Method: Classic articles with total of 1,000 or more citations from Web of Science Core Collection since year of publication to the...
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The highly cited publications in the Web of Science category of emergency medicine were identified and analysed. Articles that have been cited 100 or more times from Web of Science Core Collection since publication year to the end of 2019 were assessed regarding their distribution in indexed journals. Six publication indicators were applied to comp...
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COVID-19 breakout calls for immediate research explorations. The objective of this study is to perform a bibliometric analysis of all COVID-19-related publications in Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED) in the early stage of the outbreak. Analysis parameters include performances of authors, institutes, and countries as well as distributi...
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Background: The need for postmastectomy breast reconstruction surgery has increased dramatically, and significant progress has been made both in implant and autologous based breast reconstruction in recent decades. In this paper, we performed a bibliometric analysis with the aim of providing an overview of the developments in breast reconstruction...
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The COVID-19 pandemic caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus has sickened more than six million people worldwide. This context has led to an abundance of publications quickly since the beginning of the outbreak. In a few months, thousands of scientific papers have appeared. This article aims to provide a bibliometric analysis of the publications on COVID-1...
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Fenton based treatments have received tremendous attention in the recent decades as viable strategies for soil and water remediation. There exist different processes associated to the Fenton oxidation. Efficiency, reaction chemistry, and environmental consequences of these processes vary according to the iron (Fe) activation techniques such as solu...
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Introduction: The economy of Vietnam, a highly populated tropical country with a per capita gross domestic product of $ 8 000, is growing rapidly, but there are few recent studies of general scope about its scientific productivity and how it compares with other tropical countries. Objective: To identify trends in Vietnamese science and compare them...
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Background: Classic articles are defined as research papers with a total citation of one thousand or more. The present study is to identify and analyse the characteristics of the classic articles in apoptosis research. Method: Classic articles with total of 1,000 or more citations from Web of Science Core Collection since year of publication to the...
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A bibliometric analysis was conducted to evaluate the global scientific output of KSHV/HHV8 research in the Science Citation Index Expanded from 1991 to 2016. The publications were analysed in terms of document type, language of publication, trends in publication, journals, Web of Science categories, and publications of countries, institutions, and...
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This study aimed to evaluate the tendency of insomnia articles in SCI-EXPANDED database. Data was obtained from the online version of Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED) database in the Web of Science Core Collection of Clarivate Analytics within the publication year from 1991 to 2018. The publications were assessed regarding their docum...
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This study aimed to analyze the characteristics of artificial intelligence-related publications in Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIEXPANDED) from 1991 to 2018. The analyzed aspects covered distribution of annual publications, citations per publication, journals, Web of Science categories, countries, institutions, as well as research foci and th...
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Introduction: In Benin, a tropical West African country of 11 million inhabitants where the economy is based on agriculture, the only bibliometric work available has focused on the role of collaboration among researchers, but there are no general long term studies of the country’s scientific output. Objective: To analyse the scientific output of Be...
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Li et al. (2019) used inappropriate searching words and method to publish a bibliometric paper in Water. The results show a huge difference from the results by using an appropriate method. This comment points out each of problems.
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Introduction: Ecuador, a country of 17 million inhabitants with a medium human development index of 0.75, has a small scientific productivity in relation to its size and population. Objective: To analyze Ecuador publications in the Science Citation Index Expanded, focusing on productivity, subjects, institutions, citations, and trends. Methods: We...
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This study aimed to identify and analyze the characteristics of highly cited articles in phosphoinositide 3-kinase (PI3K) research using the Science Citation Index Expanded from 1900 to 2016. Altogether 1,922 highly cited papers in seven document types with cited at least 100 times since publication to the end of 2016 from Web of Science Core Colle...
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The present study is to identify and analyse the characteristics of the highly cited articles in Web of Science category of health policy and services, within the publication year from 1923 to 2017 based on Social Science Citation Index. Highly cited articles that have been cited 100 times or more from Web of Science Core Collection since their pub...
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In present work, adsorption related research contribution of Pakistani researchers from 1991 to 2017 have been analyzed by bibliometric methods. In total, 1,737 articles were selected through Science Citation Index Expanded (Web of Science) and statistical analysis of selected publications was conducted on the basis of four indicators such as total...
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In present work, adsorption related research contribution of Pakistani researchers from 1991 to 2017 have been analyzed by bibliometric methods. In total, 1,737 articles were selected through Science Citation Index Expanded (Web of Science) and statistical analysis of selected publications was conducted on the basis of four indicators such as total...
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Child sexual abuse (CSA) is a serious public health problem (Gilbert et al. in Lancet 373(9658):167–180, 2009a. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(08)61707-9; Singh et al. in J Fam Med Prim Care 3(4):430–435, 2014. https://doi.org/10.4103/2249-4863.148139; Veenema et al. in Int J Nurs Stud 52(4):864–881, 2015. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijnurstu.201...
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Aim: In the present study, we aimed to identify and analyze the characteristics of highly cited articles in dentistry. Methods: All articles belonging to Web of Science category of "dentistry, oral surgery and medicine" published until 2016 were analyzed. The bibliometric data of the highly cited articles were evaluated. The Y-index was applied...
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A bibliometric approach to assess publication performances and trends in fluorescent carbon nanoparticle research using literatures in the Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED) has been carried out. In order to ensure that these documents were related to fluorescent carbon nanoparticles, the filter, paper “front page” criteria were applied...
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In order to publish a bibliometric research result, using appropriate searching keywords and Web of Science databases correctly are significant. Qian, Law, and Wei (2019 Qian, J. W., Law, R., & Wei, J. W. (2019). Knowledge mapping in travel website studies: A scientometric review. Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 19(2), 192–209. doi...
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Background: The past century has witnessed the rapid development of operation technique, surgical instruments, and knowledge of the diseases in orthopedics. In the academic history, a number of classic papers boosted the advancement for surgery. In this paper, we performed a bibliometric analysis, aiming to determine the most influential studies w...
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Which Helicobacter pylori publications in the Web of Science are classic? This study identified classic papers by referring to the Science Citation Index Expanded, which covers 59,904 documents related Helicobacter pylori publications in the Web of Science from 1900 to 2016. The present paper lists classic Helicobacter pylori papers published betwe...
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A bibliometric analysis of high impact and highly cited peer-reviewed literature published between 1992 and 2016 by Canadian occupational therapy authors that were included in the Science Citation Index-Expanded (SCI-E) or Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI) was completed. To complete the analysis, journal article titles, abstracts, author detail...
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Qi et al. recently published an article in the journal, entitled “Bibliometric Analysis of Algal–Bacterial Symbiosis in Wastewater Treatment” [...]
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“Managerial areas of construction and demolition waste: A scientometric review” by Chen et al [...]
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In order to improve the bias of using the Web of Science databases for bibliometric studies, the “front page” has been proposed by Ho’s group in 2012. Using the “front page” as the filter resulted in a huge difference compared to the method from the original paper of Mao et al. Furthermore, a cited reference plays an important role in a published p...
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Sustainable city has been a global concern in recent years, involving natural science and social science research. However, few studies have attempted to map the global research of sustainable city. This study aimed to reveal the global performance and development of sustainable city research during 1992 to 2016, using a bibliometric analysis based...
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Dance performance reviews (D. P. reviews) are one document type in the Arts & Humanities Citation Index (A&HCI). In this paper we analyze D. P. reviews in Web of Science from 1992 to 2016 in terms of their languages, publication outputs, authors and, journals. The results show the reviews were written in seven languages in all (though mainly Englis...
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Development and trend of global wind tunnel research from 1991 to 2014 were evaluated by bibliometric analysis. Based on the statistical data from Science Citation Index Expanded from Web of Science, publication performance of wind tunnel research was analyzed from various aspects, including publication output, category distributions, journals, cou...
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Brunei is a small tropical country –located in Southeast Asia– for which there are no previous bibliometric studies. Here we analyze papers published by Brunei scientists from 1973 to 2016 in the Science Citation Index Expanded and compare results with other tropical countries. We identified 1 547 publications and 11 document types. The most produc...
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Collaboration has strongly intensified recently and its characteristics are attractive and multidimensional. This study explored the trends, characteristics and citation impact of collaboration as well as collaboration networks for the macrolevel of country, the mesolevel of institution and the microlevel of author, using highly cited articles in e...
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Although numerous bibliometric studies have examined various aspects of cancer research, the landscape of scientific studies focusing on natural products in cancer research has not been characterized. Using the Web of Science Core Collection online database, we identify and analyze scientific articles on natural products in cancer-related research....
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Contaminant bioaccumulation has long been used as a key indicator of the potential risk and toxic effects of contaminants to the environment and human health. In the present study, a bibliometric analysis based on the Science Citation Index Expanded from Thomson Reuters’ Web of Science Core Collection was carried out to gain insights into research...