Breakdown of the Robustness Property of Lotka's Law: The Case of Adjusted Counts for Multiauthorship Attribution

@article{Rousseau1992BreakdownOT,
  title={Breakdown of the Robustness Property of Lotka's Law: The Case of Adjusted Counts for Multiauthorship Attribution},
  author={Ronald Rousseau},
  journal={JASIS},
  year={1992},
  volume={43},
  pages={645-647}
}
It is generally agreed that the best way to handle multiauthored papers is to assign credit proportionally. Thus, if a paper is written by two authors, each would get half credit. Three authors would get a third each, and so on. This has been proposed by Lindsey (1980); see Egghe and Rousseau (1990, 111.2.4.2) for more details. This method of counting is called “adjusted counts” or “fractional counts.” Other possible methods are “normal counts,” which gives full credit to all contributors and… CONTINUE READING

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