Model Validation

  • Michael Golosovsky
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In Chap.  4 we presented the calibration procedure, namely, the measurements of the empirical functions and parameters of the model. These measurements were focused on the deterministic component of citation dynamics while the stochastic component was averaged out. Here, we focus on the fluctuating component of citation dynamics of individual papers and verify that it is captured by the model as well.


Citation distribution Fitness Autocorrelation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael Golosovsky
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  1. 1.Racah Institute of PhysicsHebrew University of JerusalemJerusalemIsrael

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