Present Perspective of Research
Today scientific research diluted. One can observe, on a single problem one can see 4-7 sequential research papers in reputed indexed journals. also very limited citation you will see of papers that published after 2011-12 why?? surprise thing for me self-citation rate also decreased suddenly. (#self-citation means, one scholar who use their own individual/group published papers in references in the latest paper) . That indicates one is not sure what he has to be published and also not citing his/her latest paper(s) specially that published after 2011-12.
Not only Physics is a subject where research has been diluted but other subjects are also in critical phase now days. Where researchers don’t have any new or significant problems. They are publishing the research articles on same problems with different methodology. I don’t think any harm in this but problem is mostly papers published by or under Govt research funds making research diluted.
Diluted Research Increase
Also, after publishing number of papers they couldn’t make any consensus on that issue. So further, one stop to spend money and time on that problem this is main issue here. Today’s main drawback and dark side of research. Everyone knows that number of publication and citation are two important factors to represent him or herself a good researcher. After 2011-12 this number increases drastically while the good thing is here PHYSICS is such subject where number of documents published and citable documents difference was negligible.
It rapidly falls for other subjects. Today citation per document is less than one while it was more than 12 in 2004 in most cases. DOES WE DON”T HAVE TO STOP HERE AND REVIEW THE NEW PATH OF RESEARCH. SO LARGE NUMBER OF SO CALLED RESEARCHER STOP TO WASTE MONEY AND TIME OF THEIR IMPORTANT LIFE and COUNTRY. Diluted research increasing very fast now days.
ALL STATEMENTS ARE PART OF AN AUTHENTIC DATA SOON WILL BE SHARE IT WITH YOU. These are my personal points/views and not for challenge or change any system. If any part of it or partially point anyone that may be an incidence, written with one intention that is quality of research in present days.
TWO THINGS ARE HERE-ONE WHO WORKS HARD AND GET DELAYED TO PUBLISH THE RESULTS OR GET NEGATIVE COMMENTS BY REFEREES. SECOND, PUBLISHERS/EDITORS BEHIND THE CURTAIN. TRUE but not for all.