Letter to the editor: Revisiting the h-index and the p-index
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In this Letter to the Editor we revisit the h-index, which is a heuristic construction and the mock h-index (also known as the p-index) which is derived from analytical considerations. We use high fidelity curated data from the recent Ioannidis et al. dataset to study the implications of a heuristic construction and a theoretically derived framework.
KeywordsBibliometrics Heuristics h-index p-index Mock h-index
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