Volume: Vol1, Issue 3/2012

Published on: Sep 2012

Contains 15 articles

G-factor and SPIRES Classification Scheme complements to H-index

 

Authors

DORIN N. POENARU *,1

 

Affiliation

1Institutul Naţional de Cercetare-Dezvoltare pentru Fizică şi Inginerie Nucleară “Horia Hulubei”

 

 

The G-index introduced by Leo Egghe in 2006, as an improvement of Hirsch index, is briefly presented together with SPIRES classification scheme of publications based on the number of citations. Unlike H-index, G-index is sensitive to the level of highly cited articles. Two figures illustrate the difference between G and H. A short FORTRAN 77 program, allowing to compute the G-index, is provided.

 

Pages

245-247

 

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