PERFORMANCE OF RESEARCH PRODUCTIVITY ON DIGITAL ARCHITECTURE BASED ON WEB OF SCIENCE DATABASE: A SCIENTOMETRIC ANALYSIS

Abstract

Author(s): C. RANGANATHAN

The study deals with the Scientometric study on the publication of "Digital Architecture". The records are collected from Web of Science Databases for the period of 1999-2013. A total of 6335 papers were identified in Web of Science database. The study reveals that, most of the researchers preferred to publish their research results in journals; as such 79.41% of articles were published in journals. More numbers of articles were published in the year 2012. The authorship trend shows that, out of total 6335 literature published, 89% of the publication published under the joint author. It is observed that author productivity is not in agreement with Lotka's law, but productivity distribution data partially fits the law when the value of Chi-square to 727.37. Further this study also identified to analyses coverage growth rates, coverage growth rates, source-wise. Degree of collaboration, Areas of research concentration, word frequency, Geographical distribution of the literature and citation analysis is also noted.

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