An estimation of the h-index is proposed for cases when the original variable underlying the distribution for which the h-index had been determined was rescaled. Within its validity limits, the approximation can be usefully applied for field normalization, change of time frames or other changes of measurement scales.
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This work was supported by the European Commission under the FP7 Grant No. 266588 (SISOB project) and the FP7 Grant No. 613202 (IMPACT-EV project).