Scientometrics

, Volume 31, Issue 3, pp 223–239 | Cite as

Model of manifested communication through publications

  • P. Vinkler
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Abstract

Communication is essential in scientific research. Scientific papers represent the main information sources in natural sciences. A model of theManifested Communication through Publications is introduced which makes it possible to calculate indicators characteristic of bilateral information processes.Bilateral Coupling is for example the total number of non-zero cross elements in the information matrix containing references to each other's papers of the two teams.

Keywords

Information Process Natural Science Information Source Scientific Paper Information Matrix 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. Vinkler
    • 1
  1. 1.Central Research Institute for ChemistryHungarian Academy of ScienceBudapest(Hungary)

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