Measuring research contributions of prof. Anurag Kumar : a scientometric analysis

Balutagi, Suresh and Huded, Sidlingappa M. and Devi, K. Nirmala (2020) Measuring research contributions of prof. Anurag Kumar : a scientometric analysis. Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal). pp. 1-26. ISSN 1522-0222

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The present study aims to measure the contributions of Prof. Anurag Kumar, who served as the Director at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) in Bengaluru between August 2014 to July 2020. He has contributed 181 publications during his 36 years of career. He has published his majority of publications 171 (94.48%) in collaboration; most active collaborators with Prof. Anurag Kumar are Altman E. with (17) publications, Kuri Joy (15), Anand (14), and Singh (12). His highest Collaboration Coefficient found is 0.73 in 2013, and the highest Modified Collaboration Coefficient is 1.33 in the year 2018. The highest degree of collaboration observed for Prof. Anurag Kumar was 1.00. The highest Collaborative Index of Prof. Anurag found is 4.75 in the year 2016. His publications received 2595 citations so far, with 14.3 citations for each publication and an average citation of 72.08 per year. He has produced most of his publications in the field of computer science (45.9%). He preferred conference papers as his communication channel, where he published 100 (55.24%) papers out of 181. Prof. Anurag Kumar has contributed the highest (62) publication between 2005-2010, and he has published his first publication at the age of 30.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Anurag Kumar, Scientometric portrait, Scientometrics, Publication productivity, Authorship status, Authorship pattern, Research collaboration, Citation studies, Bibliometrics
Subjects: Computer science, information & general works
Divisions: Knowledge Resource Centre
Depositing User: Mr. Sachin Tirlapur
Date Deposited: 21 Dec 2020 17:03
Last Modified: 21 Dec 2020 17:03
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