What is the h-index?

What is the h-index?

The h index is a metric for evaluating the cumulative impact of an author’s scholarly output and performance; measures quantity with quality by comparing publications to citations. The h index corrects for the disproportionate weight of highly cited publications or publications that have not yet been cited.

What is a good h-index score?

What is a Good h-Index? Hirsch reckons that after 20 years of research, an h-index of 20 is good, 40 is outstanding, and 60 is truly exceptional. In his paper, Hirsch shows that successful scientists do, indeed, have high h-indices: 84% of Nobel prize winners in physics, for example, had an h-index of at least 30.

How do I find my H factor?

Find Your H-Index

  1. Enter the name of the author in the top search box (e.g. Smith JT). Select Author from the drop-down menu on the right.
  2. Click on Search.
  3. Click on Citation Report on the right hand corner of the results page. The H-index is on the right of the screen.

Is an h-index of 40 good?

What are the Ranges? Per Hirsch: h index of 20 after 20 years of scientific activity, characterizes a successful scientist. h index of 40 after 20 years of scientific activity, characterizes outstanding scientists, likely to be found only at the top universities or major research laboratories.

What does an h-index of 12 mean?

H-index scores between 3 and 5 seem common for new assistant professors, scores between 8 and 12 fairly standard for promotion to the position of tenured associate professor, and scores between 15 and 20 about right for becoming a full professor.

Who has the highest h-index?

Highly Cited Researchers (h>100) according to their Google Scholar Citations public profiles

1 Ronald C Kessler 316
2 JoAnn E Manson 300
3 Robert Langer 297
4 Graham Colditz 295

What does H Factor mean?

H-factor is a kinetic model for the rate of delignification in kraft pulping. It is a single variable model combining temperature (T) and time (t) and assuming that the delignification is one single reaction.

What is h-index and how it is calculated?

What is the h-index? The h-index is a measure of the number of publications published (productivity), as well as how often they are cited. h-index = the number of publications with a citation number greater than or equal to h. For example, 15 publications cited 15 times or more, is a h-index of 15.

Are Google Scholar citations accurate?

Google Scholar uses their own search engine to search and include research papers in their databases. They are quite accurate but not completely or 100 accurate as there are numerous journals and conference not indexed by google scholar.

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