Lotka's law

Known as: Lotka curve, Lotka law, Lotka s law 
Lotka's law, named after Alfred J. Lotka, is one of a variety of special applications of Zipf's law. It describes the frequency of publication by… (More)
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2007
2007
The purpose of this article is to provide information about author productivity as reflected through the number of occurrences of… (More)
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1999
1999
This paper reports early steps in research that seeks to clarify how publications of scientists interact dynamically with… (More)
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1992
1992
It is generally agreed that the best way to handle multiauthored papers is to assign credit proportionally. Thus, if a paper is… (More)
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1989
1989
The paper examines whether productivity differences among individual researchers are larger in some fields of learning than in… (More)
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1988
1988
Price’s well-known square root law states that half of the literature on a subject will be contributed by the square root of the… (More)
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1986
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1986
 
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1981
Review
1981
THEORIGINAL STATEMENT of what has come to be known as Lotka’s law was made in Lotka’s 1926 journal article, “The Frequency… (More)
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1977
1977
In 1926, Alfred Lotka examined the frequency dismaking one and the proportion of all contributors that tribution of scientific… (More)
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1976
Highly Cited
1976
A Cumulative Advantage Distribution is proposed which models statistically the situation in which success breeds success. I t… (More)
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1975
1975
75.1 245* _ _ 237 48.8 14.8 48’ 19.5 103 21.1 5.3 17 6.9 5 1 10.4 Lotka‘s Law states that given the number of authors who have… (More)
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