Best Computer Science Universities in Russia 2023

The 9th edition of ranking of the best universities in the arena of Computer Science was created using data derived from a wide range of data sources including OpenAlex and CrossRef. The bibliometric data for devising 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 scholar’s affiliated with a given institution. D-index only includes publications and citation values for an examined discipline.
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The focus of our Computer Science research’s best universities ranking is a credible account of leading researchers from the field of Computer Science , created using a detailed study of 166,880 scientists determined from a variety of bibliometric data sources. For the discipline of Computer Science, over 14402 scientists were investigated.

What is D-index acceptance threshold for Computer Science
The D-index threshold for accepting a scientist to be examined is set to 30 if most of their publications are in the area of Computer Science. The acceptance factors for scholars to be considered into the ranking of top scholars are based on the D-index, ratio of the contributions made within the given area as well as the awards and achievements of the scholars. The D-index threshold for considering best researchers is set as an increment of 10 depending on the total number of researchers assessed for each discipline whilst making sure that the top 1% of leading scholars are considered into the list. We estimate a proximity of 30% or less between a scholar’s general H-index and their D-index.

Extra verification practices
As our leading goal is to make sure that only credible researchers are listed in ranking we are aware that metrics are never supposed to be a full measure to quantify the output of scientists. For that reason we manually verify every profile and cross-correlate it against publications in a wide range of reliable sources. Although it’s not a factor contributing to a researcher’s position in the ranking, the number of papers published in prominent journals and conference proceedings should form a reliable secondary implication of their contribution to research in a selected discipline. Position in the ranking is determined by each scientist’s D-index according to metrics collected from OpenAlex and CrossRef, which are the most trustworthy and well-established bibliometric databases of this kind accessible to the scientific community. A thorough definition of our research process can be found on our methodology page.

Our mission
Our aim is to inspire scientists, entrepreneurs and administrative bodies around the world to examine where top experts are heading and to provide a way for the entire scientific community to discover who the leading experts in specific fields of research, in various countries, or even within research institutions are.
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Key findings for Computer Science
With 2 institutions Russia ranks in spot 52 in the world.

As far as institutions are concerned, the institution with the highest number of top researchers in Russia is Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology with 1 scientists affiliated with it being listed in the Computer Science ranking. It is followed by National Research University Higher School of Economics with 1 researchers

The most prominent researchers in the field of Computer Science in Russia are representing Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology, National Research University Higher School of Economics. Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology is listed as the best university in the Russia in our ranking with a total D-index of its ranking scientists at 113. Ranking on the second place is National Research University Higher School of Economics with a total D-index of 35.

The average total D-index for the top 3% universities is 113 in comparison to an average of 74 for all 2 institutions featured in ranking.

The average number of publications in the area of Computer Science by scientists affiliated with the top 3% of scholars in the ranking is 896 in comparison to an average of 536 for all 2 universities.

The average number of citations of researchers affiliated with the top 1% universities is 51438 against an average of 28834 for all 2 universities.

University Details
Σ Publications
Σ D-Index D-index (Discipline H-index) only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline in contrast to General H-index which accounts for publications across all disciplines.
531 World 1 National Scholars 1 896 Σ D-index 113
895 World 2 National Scholars 1 177 Σ D-index 35

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