Corpus ID: 118418105

Universal Behavior of a Research Productivity Index

  title={Universal Behavior of a Research Productivity Index},
  author={Pablo D. Batista and M{\^o}nica G. Campiteli and Osame Kinouchi and Alexandre Souto Martinez},
  • Pablo D. Batista, Mônica G. Campiteli, +1 author Alexandre Souto Martinez
  • Published 2005
  • Mathematics, Physics
  • Indexes that account for good representations of an individual's productivity are theme of major importance for the evaluation and comparison among researchers. Recently, a new index was proposed combining productivity with impact such that a researcher with index h has h papers with at least h citations. A drawback of this is the sensitivity to the research field. Here we propose a new index (hI) that accounts for the coauthorship effect. The statistics of h and hI are presented for Brazilian… CONTINUE READING