The use of the current research publications performance metrics (citations, altmetrics, webometris, etc) is, in our opinion, based on a false premise that the impact (or even quality) of a research paper can be assessed purely based on external data without considering the manuscript of the publication itself. Such assumption resembles the idea of judging a lawsuit without the suspect having the oppor- tunity of being in court and is consequently flawed in the same way.

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