An axiomatic analysis of Egghe's g-index

G.J. Woeginger

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The g-index is a well-known index for measuring and comparing the output of scientific researchers, which has been introduced by Leo Egghe in 2006 as an improvement of the Hirsch-index. This article gives an axiomatic characterization of the g-index in terms of three natural axioms.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)364-368
JournalJournal of Informetrics
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2008


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