# Michael S. Rosenberg’s Laboratory

Computational Evolutionary Biology & Bioinformatics

E-mail: msr@asu.edu
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## citation acceleration

Citation acceleration (Sangwal 2012) is defined as the total number of citations of an author divided by the square of their academic age,

$$a = \frac{C^P}{\left(Y-Y_0+1\right)^2}=\frac{\sum\limits_{i=1}^{P}{C_i}}{\left(Y-Y_0+1\right)^2}.$$

Yeara
19972.0000
19983.2500
19994.0000
20004.1875
20015.3200
20026.6667
20037.4898
20049.1406
200510.4321
200611.7600
200712.4711
200813.1250
200913.7041
201014.2194
201114.2978
201214.0742
201314.0000
201413.8549
201513.6066
201613.3150
201712.7800

## References

• Sangwal, K. (2012) On the relationship between citations of publication output and Hirsch index h of authors: Conceptualization of tapered Hirsch index hT, circular citation area radius R and ciation acceleration a. Scientometrics 93:987–1004.