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  • 1 Hungarian Academy of Sciences Institute for Research Policy Studies Budapest Hungary
  • 2 Budapest University of Technology and Economics Department of Telecommunications and Media Informatics Budapest Hungary
  • 3 Budapest University of Technology and Economics Department of Computer Science and Information Theory Budapest Hungary
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Abstract  

Hirsch-type indices are devised for characterizing networks and network elements. Their actual use is demonstrated on scientometric examples, and the potential value of the concept on a practically unlimited range of networks is suggested.