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What is h-index?

By |March 15th, 2016|Categories: Zeus Publishing News|

What is h-index?   The h-index is a metric used to measure the scientific impact and productivity of a researcher. It was proposed by physicist Jorge E. Hirsch in 2005. The h-index takes into account both the number of publications a researcher has and the number of times those publications have been cited by others. To calculate the h-index, the researcher's publications are ranked in descending order based on the number of citations. The h-index is then determined by finding the highest number, h, such that the researcher has h publications that have each been [...]


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