An Absolute Index (Ab-index) to Measure a Researcher’s Useful Contributions and Productivity

@inproceedings{Biswal2013AnAI,
  title={An Absolute Index (Ab-index) to Measure a Researcher’s Useful Contributions and Productivity},
  author={A. K. Biswal},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2013}
}
Bibliographic analysis has been a very powerful tool in evaluating the effective contributions of a researcher and determining his/her future research potential. The lack of an absolute quantification of the author's scientific contributions by the existing measurement system hampers the decision-making process. In this paper, a new metric system, Absolute index (Ab-index), has been proposed that allows a more objective comparison of the contributions of a researcher. The Ab-index takes into… CONTINUE READING
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