Simulating the Development of h-Index Values

H-index and h-alpha are a bibliometric indicators. This package provides functions to simulate how these indicators may develop over time for a given set of researchers and to visualize the simulation data. The implementation is based on the 'STATA' ado h-index and is described in more detail in Bornmann et al. (2019) .


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0.2.0 by Alexander Tekles, a year ago

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Authors: Alexander Tekles [aut, cre] , Lutz Bornmann [ctb] , Christian Ganser [ctb]

Documentation:   PDF Manual  

MIT + file LICENSE license

Imports foreach, stats, ggplot2, purrr

Suggests testthat

See at CRAN