count of articles.
Power law analysis methodology
A persistent pattern associated with complex system is power laws. In bibliometrics, power laws are commonly seen in publication frequencies (Lotka 1926 ), citation
impact have been variously studied (e.g., Braun et al. 2001 ; Glänzel 2002 ; Glänzel and Thijs 2004 ; Gazni and Didegah 2011 ). A positive correlation between the number of co-authors and the citationfrequency has been reported in several studies
Authors:Eduardo A. Oliveira, Enrico A. Colosimo, Daniella R. Martelli, Isabel G. Quirino, Maria Christina L. Oliveira, Leonardo S. Lima, Ana Cristina Simões e Silva, and Hercílio Martelli-Júnior
was significantly greater than for all other levels of category 1 and category 2. The h -index, however, is strongly biased towards “older” researchers with long careers and those active in fields with high citationfrequencies and provides an
in Reform of Economic System, with the highest cited rate being 792 and 37.57 % of all papers having been cited; in the field of Chinese Ancient History, 3,119 papers were published, with the highest citationfrequency being 33 and 64.16 % of the
Authors:Stojan Pečlin, Primož Južnič, Rok Blagus, Mojca Čižek Sajko, and Janez Stare
from one to another.
The analysis of trends in co-authorship links, publication activity, number of references and citationfrequency at the level of individual papers on the basis of data from 22 countries resulted in the conclusion that the
the quality of research, which leads papers with more authors to be cited more often (Katz and Martin 1997 ).
Also, a positive correlation between the citationfrequency of publications and the number of co-authors of the work has been
Authors:Kun-Yang Chuang, Ming-Huang Wang, and Yuh-Shan Ho
citationfrequency for each year in a 10 year survey period (Garfield 2002 ). Since its introduction, the ESI database has been widely used to evaluate institutions (Ma et al. 2008 ) and countries (Csajbok et al. 2007 ; Ugolini et al. 2001 ; Ugolini and
Authors:Show-Ling Jang, Yun-Chen Yu, and Tzu-Ya Wang
was a requirement for us to determine the citation parties of these emerging firms, as well as the associated citationfrequencies, in order to build up a picture of their citation network; as a result, we found that only very few parties were cited