, Volume 78, Issue 2, pp 375–382 | Cite as

Hirsch-type indices for characterizing networks



Hirsch-type indices are devised for characterizing networks and network elements. Their actual use is demonstrated on scientometric examples, and the potential value of the concept on a practically unlimited range of networks is suggested.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute for Research Policy StudiesHungarian Academy of SciencesBudapestHungary
  2. 2.Department of Telecommunications and Media InformaticsBudapest University of Technology and EconomicsBudapestHungary
  3. 3.Department of Computer Science and Information TheoryBudapest University of Technology and EconomicsBudapestHungary

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