# Statistical regularities in the rank-citation profile of scientists

@article{Petersen2011StatisticalRI, title={Statistical regularities in the rank-citation profile of scientists}, author={A. Petersen and H. Stanley and S. Succi}, journal={Scientific Reports}, year={2011}, volume={1} }

Recent science of science research shows that scientific impact measures for journals and individual articles have quantifiable regularities across both time and discipline. However, little is known about the scientific impact distribution at the scale of an individual scientist. We analyze the aggregate production and impact using the rank-citation profile ci(r) of 200 distinguished professors and 100 assistant professors. For the entire range of paper rank r, we fit each ci(r) to a common… Expand

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