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Scientometrics

, Volume 15, Issue 3–4, pp 309–312 | Cite as

Linear increase law of optimum age of scientific creativity

  • Haichao Han
Short Communication
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Abstract

A linear increase law of optimum age of scientific creativity is proposed. The author has analysed the optimum age of major scientific discoveries (or inventions) by the least square method and an increase ratio has been obtained. The optimum age and the age of great fame in next half century are forcast also.

Keywords

Linear Increase Increase Ratio Scientific Discovery Half Century Scientific Creativity 
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References

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    ZHAO HONGZHOU,Introduction to the Science of Scientific Ability, Sci. Press, 1984 (in Chinese).Google Scholar
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    W. DENNIS, Creative Productivity Between the Age of 20 and 80 years,Journal of Gerontology, 21 (1966) 1.Google Scholar
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    H. C. LEHMAN,Age and Achievement, Princeton University Press, 1953.Google Scholar

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© Akadémiai Kiadó 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Haichao Han
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Engineering Mech.Xian Jiaotong Uni.Xian(China)

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