Proposed by Jorge E Hirsh in 2005
(Hirsch, J. E. (2005). An index to quantify an individual's scientific research output. Proceedings of the National academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 102(46), 16569-16572.)
Measures the productivity and citation impact of the published work of a researcher, scientist or scholar
h-index (or Hirsch index) = N
where N = no. of papers with N or more citations
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To search for publications by a specific author or to obtain the author h-index, select the tab.
The author h-index is display on the author details page. Further analysis, such as author output, citation overview and h-graphs are also available.