Authorship Pattern of 21st Century Data Science Research: A Scientometric Evaluation

Sarkar, Arindam and Pal, Ashok Authorship Pattern of 21st Century Data Science Research: A Scientometric Evaluation. Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal), 2020, n. 4263. [Journal article (Unpaginated)]

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The study focuses on various facets of authorship pattern in data science during 2001-2018. Annual growth rate of articles, author productivity rate, degree of collaboration, author collaboration network visualization etc. are discussed. The highest AGR 46.43% was noticed in the year 2016 and the lowest -20.75% in the year 2002. Only 21.83% of articles were published by single author whereas 78.17% of articles were contributed by two or more than two authors. The lowest AAPP was 2.25 with the highest PPA was 0.44 observed in the year 2015. The overall Degree of Collaboration is 0.78 that indicates a large number of collaborations among the authors. The highest Collaborative Index 5.06 is seen in the year 2001 and the minimum 2.63 in 2015.

Item type: Journal article (Unpaginated)
Keywords: Data science; Authorship pattern; Author productivity;Degree of collaboration; Collaboration network; Lotka’s law
Subjects: A. Theoretical and general aspects of libraries and information. > AA. Library and information science as a field.
B. Information use and sociology of information > BB. Bibliometric methods
Depositing user: Arindam Sarkar
Date deposited: 06 Dec 2021 23:31
Last modified: 06 Dec 2021 23:31


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