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András Schubert Institute for Research Policy Studies, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary

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Abstract

The partnership ability index (φ) combines the number of co-authors and the times each of them acted as co-authors with a given author exactly the same way as Hirsch's h-index combines the number of publications and their citation rate. The index φ was tested on the sample of the Hevesy medal awardees. It was found that φ is consistent with Glänzel's model of h-index, and that higher φ values—at least until a certain limit—may be accompanied with higher citation visibility (h-index). Some further possibilities of application both within and outside the area of scientometrics are suggested.

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Scientometrics
Language English
Size B5
Year of
Foundation
1978
Volumes
per Year
1
Issues
per Year
12
Founder Akadémiai Kiadó
Founder's
Address
H-1117 Budapest, Hungary 1516 Budapest, PO Box 245.
Publisher Akadémiai Kiadó
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
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Address
H-1117 Budapest, Hungary 1516 Budapest, PO Box 245.
CH-6330 Cham, Switzerland Gewerbestrasse 11.
Responsible
Publisher
Chief Executive Officer, Akadémiai Kiadó
ISSN 0138-9130 (Print)
ISSN 1588-2861 (Online)