Computational Evolutionary Biology & Bioinformatics

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## mean self-citation rate

### History

The mean self-citation rate is the average rate of self-citation for an author across all of their publications. It differs from the total self-citation rate in that the total is based on the ratio of the sums while the average is based on the sums of the ratios.

$$\bar{S_r}=\frac{1}{P}\sum\limits_{i=1}^{P}{\frac{s_i}{C_i}}$$Year | \(\bar{S_r}\) |
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1997 | 0.4000 |

1998 | 0.1944 |

1999 | 0.2218 |

2000 | 0.2073 |

2001 | 0.1959 |

2002 | 0.2938 |

2003 | 0.1586 |

2004 | 0.1272 |

2005 | 0.1767 |

2006 | 0.1273 |

2007 | 0.1233 |

2008 | 0.0920 |

2009 | 0.1082 |

2010 | 0.0933 |

2011 | 0.1016 |

2012 | 0.1120 |

2013 | 0.0811 |

2014 | 0.0929 |

2015 | 0.0807 |

2016 | 0.0773 |

2017 | 0.0892 |