, Volume 73, Issue 3, pp 303–320 | Cite as

Scaling the h-index for different scientific ISI fields

  • Juan E. Iglesias
  • Carlos Pecharromán


We propose a simple way to put in a common scale the h values of researchers working in different scientific ISI fields, so that the foreseeable misuse of this index for inter-areas comparison might be prevented, or at least, alleviated.


Citation Distribution Hirsch Index Pareto Exponent Journal Impact Measure Modular Elliptic Curf 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas CantoblancoInstituto de Cerámica y VidrioMadridSpain
  2. 2.Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas, CantoblancoInstituto de Ciencia de MaterialesMadridSpain

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