Volume: Vol1, Issue 1/2012

Published on: Mar 2012

Contains 11 articles

The Hirsch-Index - a new scientometric indicator for the evaluation of a scientist

 

Authors

PETRE T. FRANGOPOL *,1

 

Affiliation

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

 

 

The necessity to evaluate the quality of researchers and their organizations led the physicist Hirsch to the idea of establishing an index with his name, the Hirsch index-h, in order to assess more precisely the value of the published results of a scientist. An overview of the historical development and positive and negative criticism of the h-index are presented.

 

Pages

75-78

 

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