On Hirsch’s h, Egghe’s g and Kosmulski’s h(2)
In recent issues of the ISSI Newsletter, Egghe [2006a] proposed the g-index and Kosmulski  the h(2)-index, both claimed to be improvements on the original h-index proposed by Hirsch . The aim of this paper is to investigate the inter-relationships between these measures and also their time dependence using the stochastic publication/citation model proposed by Burrell [1992, 2007a]. We also make some tentative suggestions regarding the relative merits of these three proposed measures.
KeywordsCitation Rate Publication Rate Hirsch Index Science Focus Standard Bibliometric Indicator
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