Michael S. Rosenberg’s Laboratory

Computational Evolutionary Biology & Bioinformatics

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α-index

The α-index (Abt 2012; Burrell 2012; Sangwal 2012) is a variant of the h-rate where h is divided by number of decades since an author's first publication, or

$$\alpha = \frac{h}{Y_D},$$

where

$$Y_D = \text{ceiling}\left( \frac{Y-Y_0+1}{10}\right).$$

History

Yearα
19971.0000
19982.0000
19993.0000
20005.0000
20016.0000
20027.0000
20039.0000
200411.0000
200513.0000
200615.0000
20078.5000
20089.5000
200911.5000
201012.0000
201113.0000
201213.5000
201314.5000
201416.0000
201517.0000
201617.5000
201711.6667

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