Wenceslao Arroyo-Machado

Wenceslao Arroyo-Machado

PhD student

University of Granada

Wenceslao Arroyo Machado is PhD student in Information and Communication Technologies, supported by a FPU predoctoral fellowship at the Department of Information and Communication of the University of Granada (UGR). He holds a degree in Information and Documentation and a master’s degree in Data Science and Computer Engineering (UGR). He has worked as a researcher in the project Knowmetrics - evaluation of knowledge in the digital society funded by the BBVA Foundation and as technical support staff in Medialab UGR. His works focus on scientometrics and other areas derived related to the new paradigm of altmetrics and data science.


  • Data science
  • Altmetrics
  • Social Network Analysis


  • Degree in Information and Documentation, 2017

    University of Granada

  • Master's Degree in Data Science and Computer Engineering, 2018

    University of Granada






Data science







Habilidades e Instrumentos para las Ciencias Sociales

Universidad de Granada

Sep 2021 – Dec 2021 Granada

5.5 ECTS credits



Recursos Informativos para la Traducción e Interpretación

Universidad de Granada

Nov 2020 – Jan 2021 Granada
3 ECTS credits

Habilidades e Instrumentos para las Ciencias Sociales

Universidad de Granada

Sep 2020 – Nov 2020 Granada
3 ECTS credits



Altmetric project funded by scientific research team grants from the Ministry of Science and Innovation of Spain.

Knowmetrics: Knowledge measurement in the digital society

The project combining theoretical propositions with applied developments via the ‘Knowmetrics’ web platform, which constitutes the nucleus of the project and its communication plan.

Recent & Upcoming Talks

Cómo no hacer un análisis bibliométrico

Curso sobre los principales errores y problemas a los que enfrentarse durante la realización de un análisis bibliométrico.

Educando con videojuegos: RPG Maker como recurso didáctico

Curso sobre el uso del videojuego como recurso didáctico. Se realizará una introducción práctica a RPG Maker, una potente herramienta de creación de videojuegos que no requiere conocimientos de programación. Se presentará su interfaz y principales características usando para ello un caso práctico.

Mapeando la ciencia con VOSviewer

Curso sobre cómo realizar mapas de la ciencia con la herramienta gratuita VOSviewer.

Recent Publications

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Identifying and characterizing social media communities: a socio-semantic network approach to altmetrics

Altmetric indicators allow exploring and profiling individuals who discuss and share scientific literature in social media. But it is …

Tendencias internacionales sobre el análisis de redes sociales

La Web 2.0 ha dado lugar a numerosas plataformas en las que las interacciones entre sus usuarios generan grandes cantidades de datos, …

Exploring WorldCat identities as an altmetric information source: a library catalog analysis experiment in the field of Scientometrics

Assessing the impact of scholarly books is a difficult research evaluation problem. Library Catalog Analysis facilitates the …

Independent publishers and social networks in the 21st century: the balance of power in the transatlantic Spanish-language book market

The present paper uses Twitter to analyze the current state of the worldwide, Spanish-language, independent publishing market. …

Library Catalog Analysis and Library Holdings Counts: Origins, Methodological Issues and Application to the Field of Informetrics

In 2009, Torres-Salinas & Moed proposed the use of library catalogs to analyze the impact and dissemination of academic books in …