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The Evolution of Scientific Productivity of Junior Scholars

Tsai, Chun-Hua and Lin, Yu-Ru (2015) The Evolution of Scientific Productivity of Junior Scholars. iConference 2015 Proceedings.

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Abstract

Publishing academic work has been recognized as a key indicator for measuring scholars' scientific productivity and having crucial impact on their future career. However, little has been known about how the majority of researchers progress in publishing papers across disciplines. In this work, using a collection consisting of over five millions academic publications across 15 disciplines, we study how the scientific productivity patterns of junior scholars change across different generations and different domains. Our study results help understand the evolution of the competitive ``publish or perish'' academic culture.


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Item Type: Article
Status: Published
Creators/Authors:
CreatorsEmailPitt UsernameORCID
Tsai, Chun-Huacht77@pitt.eduCHT77
Lin, Yu-Ruyurulin@pitt.eduYURULIN
Date: 2015
Date Type: Publication
Journal or Publication Title: iConference 2015 Proceedings
Publisher: iSchools
Refereed: Yes
Article Type: Research Article
Date Deposited: 09 Aug 2017 15:14
Last Modified: 25 Aug 2017 04:57
URI: http://d-scholarship.pitt.edu/id/eprint/28982

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