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Preserving fright, one haunted house at a time

Overview of attention for news story in The Conversation
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (94th percentile)
  • Average Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source

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Title
Preserving fright, one haunted house at a time
Published by
The Conversation, October 2016
Abstract

The virtual reality rides of the early 20th century are now being documented in digital VR.

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Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 44. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 07 November 2016.
All research outputs
#297,433
of 11,702,508 outputs
Outputs from The Conversation
#29,648
of 62,692 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#13,990
of 257,658 outputs
Outputs of similar age from The Conversation
#2,498
of 3,997 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 11,702,508 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done particularly well and is in the 97th percentile: it's in the top 5% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 62,692 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 69.5. This one has gotten more attention than average, scoring higher than 52% of its peers.
Older research outputs will score higher simply because they've had more time to accumulate mentions. To account for age we can compare this Altmetric Attention Score to the 257,658 tracked outputs that were published within six weeks on either side of this one in any source. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 94% of its contemporaries.
We're also able to compare this research output to 3,997 others from the same source and published within six weeks on either side of this one. This one is in the 37th percentile – i.e., 37% of its contemporaries scored the same or lower than it.