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h-index, h-type Indices, and the Role of Corrected Quality Ratio  

Tahira, Muzammil (Department of Information Systems Faculty of Computing Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM))
Alias, Rose Alinda (Department of Information Systems Faculty of Computing Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM))
Bakri, Arayti (Department of Information Systems Faculty of Computing Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM))
Shabri, Ani (Department of Mathematical Sciences Faculty of Science Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM))
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Journal of Information Science Theory and Practice / v.2, no.4, 2014 , pp. 20-30 More about this Journal
This study examines the foremost concerns related to most noted research performance index. The most popular and widely acceptable h-index underestimates the highly visible scientist, the middle order group, due to citation distribution issues. The study addresses this issue and uses 'Corrected Quality Ratio' (CQ) to check the implicit underpinnings as evident in h-index. CQ helps to incorporate the aspects of a good research performance indicator. This simple revision performs more intimately and logically to gauge the broader research impact for all groups and highly visible scientists with less statistical error.
Scientometric; Research Performance Evaluation; Corrected Quality Ratio; h-index; H'; h-cpp; g-index; R-index; A-index; m-index; $q^2$-index;
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