Scientometrics

, Volume 20, Issue 1, pp 317–331 | Cite as

Publication dynamics: Models and indicators

  • A. Schubert
  • W. Glänzel
Article

Abstract

Models and indicators characterizing the dynamics of national publication productivity distributions are presented. The indicator triplet: transience, renewal, and dynamism is used to describe the «physical shape» of a national scientific community.

Keywords

Scientific Community Productivity Distribution Publication Productivity Physical Shape Publication Dynamic 

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© Akadémiai Kiadó 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Schubert
    • 1
  • W. Glänzel
    • 1
  1. 1.Information Science and Scientometrics Research Unit (ISSRU)Library of the Hungarian Academy of SciencesBudapest(Hungary)

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