Asian Journal of Information Science and Technology (AJIST)
Authorship Pattern in Spacecraft Research Publication in IndiaAuthor : Shynee Martin, T. Muruganantham and R. Vijayalakshmi
Volume 7 No.1 January-June 2017 pp 38-41
This paper investigates research papers published during 2012-2016 about spacecraft as reflected through its publication productivity in different years. This study highlights a quantitative analysis on the authorship pattern and collaborative trends during the past five years in the newly emerged ever growing field of spacecraft in Engineering. Ever since India sent a spacecraft to mars in 2014, India has earned its place in the top ranking space-faring nations which include the USA, Europe Russia, China and Japan. The study reveals almost a constant trend of inflow of papers with increasing trend of multi authored papers year by year. Highest share of Papers are being contributed by authors from India, written in English.
Spacecraft, Bibliometric, Collaboration Trends, Authorship pattern