Author bibliographic coupling analysis: A test based on a Chinese academic database

@article{Ma2012AuthorBC,
  title={Author bibliographic coupling analysis: A test based on a Chinese academic database},
  author={Ruimin Ma},
  journal={J. Informetrics},
  year={2012},
  volume={6},
  pages={532-542}
}
The paper first introduces the basic problems of author bibliographic coupling including the relationship between author bibliographic coupling and document bibliographic coupling as well as the three calculation methods of author coupling strength, namely, simple method, minimum method and combined method. Next I choose a small sample of authors in Chinese library and information science (LIS) as the research objects to have a comparative analysis of three types of author coupling strength… CONTINUE READING