Michael S. Rosenberg’s Laboratory

Computational Evolutionary Biology & Bioinformatics

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μ-index

If the h- and g-indices are the largest value x for which x publications have a minimum (h) or mean (g) number of citations equal to x, then the μ-index (Glänzel and Schubert 2010) is the same idea, except based on the median number of citations for the top μ publications.

Example

Publications are ordered by number of citations, from highest to lowest.

Citations (Ci)42361411993222111000
Rank (i)12345678910111213141516
Median Citations42.039.036.025.014.012.511.010.09.09.09.06.03.02.52.02.0
μ = 9

The largest rank where i ≤ median citations is 9.

History

Yearμ
19971
19983
19994
20007
20019
200210
200311
200417
200519
200621
200725
200829
200931
201033
201135
201240
201343
201446
201547
201647
201748

References