Top Cited Articles of All Time (1974 edition)

The 40 most highly cited papers of All Time (1974 edition)

Keep in mind that citation counts can never be exact, there is something like a 5% error in most of these numbers. Please do not fret about number 32 versus 33, as this is often not a statistically significant difference. More information about citations in INSPIRE can be found here.

Also note that the counts shown, and used in the rankings, are the counts as of 2015-01-08. Further, the counts shown by the ranking are only the cites satisfying the criteria for that list. Actual citation numbers in the database may change as corrections are made and papers are added, the links will take you to the updated numbers.

Annual and All-time 1974 editions

  1. 310 core citations up to the end of 1974
  2. 248 core citations up to the end of 1974
  3. 247 core citations up to the end of 1974
  4. 230 core citations up to the end of 1974
  5. 217 core citations up to the end of 1974
  6. 215 core citations up to the end of 1974
  7. 214 core citations up to the end of 1974
  8. 192 core citations up to the end of 1974
  9. 189 core citations up to the end of 1974
  10. 188 core citations up to the end of 1974
  11. 187 core citations up to the end of 1974
  12. 179 core citations up to the end of 1974
  13. 175 core citations up to the end of 1974
  14. 169 core citations up to the end of 1974
  15. 167 core citations up to the end of 1974
  16. 164 core citations up to the end of 1974
  17. 160 core citations up to the end of 1974
  18. 158 core citations up to the end of 1974
  19. 158 core citations up to the end of 1974
  20. 147 core citations up to the end of 1974
  21. 136 core citations up to the end of 1974
  22. 134 core citations up to the end of 1974
  23. 129 core citations up to the end of 1974
  24. 122 core citations up to the end of 1974
  25. 118 core citations up to the end of 1974
  26. 115 core citations up to the end of 1974
  27. 112 core citations up to the end of 1974
  28. 112 core citations up to the end of 1974
  29. 111 core citations up to the end of 1974
  30. 109 core citations up to the end of 1974
  31. 108 core citations up to the end of 1974
  32. 108 core citations up to the end of 1974
  33. 107 core citations up to the end of 1974
  34. 107 core citations up to the end of 1974
  35. 105 core citations up to the end of 1974
  36. 105 core citations up to the end of 1974
  37. 103 core citations up to the end of 1974
  38. 100 core citations up to the end of 1974
  39. 100 core citations up to the end of 1974
  40. 99 core citations up to the end of 1974