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A parameter to quantify dynamics of a researcher's scientific activity

@article{Popov2005APT,
  title={A parameter to quantify dynamics of a researcher's scientific activity},
  author={Sergei B. Popov},
  journal={arXiv: Physics and Society},
  year={2005}
}
  • S. Popov
  • Published 17 August 2005
  • Mathematics
  • arXiv: Physics and Society
I propose the coefficient, $t_h$, and its modification $N_t$ which in a simple way reflect dynamics of scientific activity of an individual researcher. I determine $t_h$ as a time period (from some moment in the past till the present moment) during which papers responsible for 1/2 of the total citation index were published. Parameter $N_t$ represents average of the citation index over this period: $N_t={\mathrm{C.I.}}/2t_h$. 

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