The 9th edition of Research.com ranking of the best universities in the discipline
of Computer Science is based on data consolidated from
various data sources including OpenAlex and CrossRef. The bibliometric data for
evaluating the citation-based metrics were collected on 21-12-2022.
Position in the ranking is based on a sum of D-indexes (Discipline H-index) of all ranking
researcher’s affiliated with a given institution. D-index
includes exclusively publications and citation
values for an examined discipline.
The focus of our Computer Science research
Research.com’s best universities ranking is a reliable list of leading researchers from the discipline of Computer Science , created using a meticulous study of 166,880 researchers determined from a variety of bibliometric data sources. For the field of Computer Science, as many as 14402 scientists were investigated.
What is D-index acceptance threshold for Computer Science
The D-index threshold for approving a scholar to be examined is set to 30 if most of their publications are in the discipline of Computer Science. The inclusion criteria for researchers to be considered into the ranking of top scholars are based on the D-index, ratio of the contributions made within the selected discipline as well as the awards and achievements of the researchers. The D-index threshold for considering top scientists is set as an increment of 10 depending on the overall number of scientists assessed for each scientific field whilst making sure that the top 1% of leading researchers are added into the ranking. There should be a proximity of 30% or less between a researcher’s general H-index and their D-index.
Other verification rules
Because our leading goal is to make sure that only credible scholars are included in Research.com ranking we are aware that metrics are never supposed to be a complete tool to assess the contributions of scientists. For that reason we manually verify each profile and cross-correlate it against publications in a wide range of reliable sources. While it’s not a factor impacting a scientist’s position in the ranking, the amount of papers published in prominent journals and conference proceedings should be a credible secondary indication of their contribution to research in a selected field of study. Position in the ranking is determined by each researcher’s D-index according to metrics compiled from OpenAlex and CrossRef, which are the most trustworthy and well-established bibliometric databases of this kind open to the scientific community. A thorough explanation of our research policy can be found on our methodology page.
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Key findings for Computer Science
With 7 institutions Poland ranks in spot 29 globally.
As far as institutions are concerned, the affiliation with the highest number of leading scholars in Poland is Poznań University of Technology with 4 scholars affiliated with it being features in the Computer Science ranking. It is followed by University of Warsaw with 3 researchers and Częstochowa University of Technology with 2 scholars.
The most prominent scientists in the field of Computer Science in Poland are affiliated with Institute of Theoretical and Applied Informatics, Polish Academy of Sciences, Systems Research Institute, Częstochowa University of Technology, Poznań University of Technology, AGH University of Science and Technology, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, Polish-Japanese Institute of Information Technology, Nicolaus Copernicus University, University of Warsaw. Poznań University of Technology is listed as the best university in the Poland in our ranking with a total D-index of its ranking scholars at 217. Ranking second is University of Warsaw with a total D-index of 132. The third place is taken by Częstochowa University of Technology with a total D-index of 86.
The average total D-index for the top 1% universities is 217 in comparison to an average of 86 for all 7 institutions featured in our ranking.
The average number of publications in the area of Computer Science by scientists affiliated with the top 1% of scientists in the ranking is 1133 against an average of 470 for all 7 universities.
The average number of citations of researchers affiliated with the top 1% universities is 60488 against an average of 19746 for all 7 universities.