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Scientometrics

, Volume 43, Issue 2, pp 189–205 | Cite as

Bibliometric study on vaccines (1990–1995) part I: Scientific production in Iberian-American countries

  • M. V. Guzman
  • E. Sanz
  • G. Sotolongo
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Abstract

Analysis of scientific production is made in the domains of vaccines for the period 1990–1995, including eight Iberian-American countries. To attain the results, different indicators were applied such as: collaboration rate, activity index and representation techniques, using a cluster analysis and multidimensional scaling. Similarities between countries are represented according to their activity index in the subject field. Results show a discontinuity in the scientific production over the years, where each country has a peculiar behavior.

Keywords

Argentina Activity Index Colombia Venezuela Science Citation Index 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. V. Guzman
    • 1
  • E. Sanz
    • 2
  • G. Sotolongo
    • 1
  1. 1.Finlay InstituteCenter for Research and Production of Vaccines and SeraHavana(Cuba)
  2. 2.Carlos III University of Madrid, c/MadridMadrid(Spain)

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