Effective dissemination of knowledge published by eminent authors in reputed journals and ensuring that the referred work is cited properly is the need of the hour. Citation analysis is about the similarity measures of articles or journals which are put forward to scaling as well as clustering procedures. A proper citation relevancy check (CRC) is required to avoid the missing links in the citation networks. Both similar and dissimilar references in the articles have important article citations. The purpose of this work is devise a method to find the most significant articles which can provide useful information to the journal editors and writers. The strategy presented in this paper can assist an author to incorporate most important articles and can help the editor in evaluating the quality of the references. The main benefit in detecting the missing articles is improvement in quality of research along with increased citation count. Copyright © 2019 Inderscience Enterprises Ltd.