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## harmonic *p-*index

### History

## References

The harmonic *p-*index (Prathap 2011) is a variant of the *p-*index which attempts to account for multiple-authored publications by adjusting both citation and publication counts by author counts, using a harmonic weighting credit scheme based on the author's position within the authorship list for each publication (*a _{i}*). For each publication, the author receives weighted credit equal to:$$r_i=\frac{\frac{1}{a_i}}{\sum\limits_{j=1}^{A_i}{\frac{1}{j}}}$$The harmonic

Year | p_{h} |
---|---|

1997 | 0.6241 |

1998 | 2.4166 |

1999 | 4.4040 |

2000 | 5.3365 |

2001 | 7.8709 |

2002 | 11.4064 |

2003 | 14.4693 |

2004 | 18.4818 |

2005 | 21.3947 |

2006 | 26.6333 |

2007 | 31.0393 |

2008 | 35.6299 |

2009 | 39.0594 |

2010 | 43.2756 |

2011 | 46.7348 |

2012 | 50.0156 |

2013 | 52.3146 |

2014 | 54.5707 |

2015 | 57.5329 |

2016 | 60.0255 |

2017 | 62.0615 |

- Prathap, G. (2011) The fractional and harmonic
*p-*indices for multiple authorship.*Scientometrics*86:239–244.