Research Productivity of Indian Institute of Astrophysics (IIAP) during 2005-2014: A Scientometric Study


Author(s): Ponniah Prabahar, Bidarahalli Shivaramu Mohan, Neelamegam Senthil Kumar, Natarajan Radhakrishnan

The study has been conducted to explore the scholarly communications of faculties and researchers of Indian Institute of Astrophysics (IIAP), Bangalore. The data were retrieved from the world most preferable database Web of Science. The study analyzed 1005 articles published by IIAP during the period 2005-2014. The highest number of articles 125(12.44%) were published in the year 2011 followed by 113 (11.24%) in the year 2009 & 2010. Three author contributions have predominant with 220(21.89%) articles followed by two author 179(17.81%) and four author 153(15.22%) articles. The 1005 articles have received 10183 citations during the year. The degree of collaboration is 0.88. R.K.Chaudhuri, G.C.Anupama and B.P.Das are top three authors contributed 64, 59, and 56 articles during the period. Astrophysical Journal topped the rank list to publish the papers by authors with 153 (15.22%) followed by Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 129 (12.84%) and Astronomy and Astrophysics 122 (12.14%).

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