Asian Journal of Information Science and Technology (AJIST)
Scientometric Analysis of Astrophysics Research Output in India: A Study Based on H IndexAuthor : G. Ulaganathan and R. Senthilkumar
Volume 9 No.2 April-June 2019 pp 45-49
This study analyzes the Astrophysics research output in India from the year 1989-2016. The data was downloaded from web of science database which was maintained by Thomson Reuters. The findings of the study revealed that The Tata Institute of Fundamental Research has contributed 2725 records in astrophysics research during the study period of 1989-2016. This institute’s h index based local citation score is (LCS) 23 and h-index based on the local citation score excluding self- citations is (LCSX)15 and Global citation score (GCS) is 89.The time series analysis study shows the future trend of growth in astrophysics research output in India might take a decreasing trend during the years to come.
Scientometrices, Astrophysics, Web of Science, Histcite H Index, Time Series Analysis
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