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Title: An explanation of the relation between the fraction of multinational publications and the fractional score of a country.
Authors: EGGHE, Leo
Issue Date: 1999
Publisher: KLUWER ACADEMIC PUBL
Citation: Scientometrics, 45(2). p. 291-310
Abstract: Consider a country's national output, measured by counting the number of authors from country c that collaborate in every paper in a bibliography. Depending or not that country c appears at least once in every paper, we are able to deduce the corresponding relationship between c's fractional score and its fraction of multinational papers to which c belongs. One of these models, a slowly decreasing concave function is completely similar to the observed relation in [Nederhof and Moed, Scientometrics 27(1), 39-52, 19931 between the fractionated score of a country c and its fraction of multinational papers. The proof of the models developed here uses a stochastic property of weighting schemes, namely that the average fractional score of a country equals its total score
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1942/791
DOI: 10.1007/BF02458438
ISI #: 000081204300008
ISSN: 0138-9130
Type: Journal Contribution
Validation: ecoom, 2000
Appears in Collections: Research publications

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