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Using the h-index for assessing single publications

  • András SchubertEmail author


It is shown that a Hirsch-type index can be used for assessing single highly cited publications by calculating the h-index of the set of papers citing the work in question. This index measures not only the direct impact of a publication but also its indirect influence through the citing papers.


Document Type Total Citation Network Context Essential Science Indicator Single Publication 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute for Research Policy StudiesHungarian Academy of SciencesBudapestHungary

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