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hg-index

The hg-index (Alonso et al. 2010) is an aggregate index which tries to keep the advantages of both the h- and g-indices while minimizing their disadvantages. The index is simply the geometric mean of h and g, or

$$hg=\sqrt{h \times g}.$$

Yearhg
19971.0000
19982.4495
19994.2426
20006.3246
20018.1240
200210.2470
200313.0767
200416.2481
200519.4165
200622.2486
200724.7386
200826.8701
200931.0805
201033.9411
201136.7696
201237.8286
201341.3642
201444.1814
201546.2817
201647.6970
201748.4252

References

• Alonso, S., F.J. Cabrerizo, E. Herrera-Viedma, and F. Herrera (2010) hg-index: A new index to characterize the scientific outpuf of researchers based on the h- and g-indices. Scientometrics 82:391–400.