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On the age-independent publication index

By Keshra Sangwal


It is shown that the age-independent index based on h-type index per decade, called hereafter an α index instead of the a index, suggested by Kosmulski (Journal of Informetrics 3, 341–347, 2009) and Abt (Scientometrics 2012) is related to the square-root of the ratio of citation acceleration a to the Hirsch constant A

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