Authorship Pattern on Spacecrafts Research Output


Author(s): V. Viswanathan, M. Tamizhchelvan

This study examines the authorship productivity and collaborative nature on spacecrafts research outputs during the period 2000 and 2014. The study has been carried out for 15 years and the data for the study was downloaded from the Scopus database. The study found that there are 2,58,861 publications during the study period out of which 14.78% are single author contribution and the remaining were from multi authored one. The average number of authors per publications is 4.14 and the average number of publication per author is 0.24. Most of the researchers in this field prefer collaborated work rather than an individual one. Multi authored publications yielded more citations than single authored one.

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