Clarivate Analytics listed two Computer Science professors from the University of Jordan among the most influential scientists in the field of computer science for 2021, they are Ibrahim Al-Jarrah and Hussam Fares.
In a statement issued Saturday, the university said 110 computer scientists were chosen as among the most influential in their field, for the importance, originality and scientific impact of their research on the global level, and the extent to which it is a source in many researches.
The statement said that this year Clarivate has identified a list of 6,602 researchers from all over the world who have shown a significant impact in their scientific field by publishing many highly cited research papers during the past decade (2010-2020).
The statement explained that the researchers were selected based on the number of researches they published on the "Web of Science" website, and they were among the papers that made up the highest percentage, which is one percent, in terms of the number of citations in their field.
Clarivate is a public American company that operates a collection of subscription-based services focused largely on analytics in the areas of scientific and academic research, patent intelligence and compliance standards, pharmaceutical and biotech intelligence, trademark, and domain and brand protection.
These services includes Web of Science, which is a website that provides subscription-based access to multiple databases that provide comprehensive citation data for many different academic disciplines.