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  • 1 National Institute of Science, Technology and Development Studies Scientometrics and Informetrics Group Dr K. S. Krishnan Marg 110012 New Delhi (India)
  • | 2 Karnataka University Department of Library and Information Science 580003 Dharwad (India)
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Abstract  

Traces the growth of collaborated and funded research as reflected in research papers in theoretical population genetics research speciality from 1916–80 through a case study. Analyses the proportion and extent of collaborated papers, averge number of authorship per paper, and collaborative coefficient index of research papers thereby giving an overall perspective of the growth of professionalism in the field. Studies the relation between collaboration, productivity, and funding of research papers in theoretical population genetics. Classifies the total collaborative papers/authors by type of collaboration and studies the trends and shifts in the nature and type of collaborative research over the years.