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  • 1 Nankai University Department of Information Resources Management 300071 Tianjin (China) 300071 Tianjin (China)
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Abstract  

This article derives a “literature variable exponential growth model” from Price's literature growth modelF(t)=aebt. The method is replacingbt by a polynomial of degreen-1. Our research shows that the new model is more convincing than the former ones. Detailed calculation procedure, examples, parameter values and mean square errors are given.