Applicability of Lotka’s Law in Parasitology research output of India

Abstract : This paper examines the conformity of Lotka’s law to authorship distribution in the field of parasitology using Scopus during 2007-2016. Totally, 5792 articles produced by 3473 unique first authors, was compiled for analysis. Lotka’s law was tested using both generalized and modified forms by using the formula: x y c n = , the values of the exponent n and the constant c were computed; and Kolmogorov- Smirnov (K-S) and Chi-square tests were applied. The results showed that the Lot ka’s law f it t o t he author productivity distribution pattern in parasitology literature.
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Naheem K.T., Sivaraman P., G Saravanan. Applicability of Lotka’s Law in Parasitology research output of India. Library Philosophy and Practice, University of Nebraska, Lincoln libraries, 2019, pp.2958. ⟨hal-02292923⟩

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