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One of the world’s most influential scientific minds…..

I have been included for the second time in the Thomson Reuters list of “Highly Cited Researchers”. Around 3,000 researchers, in 21 fields of the sciences and social sciences, were selected for the recently released 2016 list based on the … Continue reading

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One of the world’s highly cited researchers!

My sister happened to notice that I was listed in the world’s 3,127 most highly cited researchers, based on publications in years 2002-2012. According to the website http://highlycited.com/ Highly Cited Researchers 2014 represents some of world’s leading scientific minds. Over … Continue reading

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My Erdös number drops to 4, I doubt it will go lower.

Chatting to colleagues at work the other day I boasted that my Erdös number had dropped to 5 (see previous post on this), and Dan asked what an Erdös number was. I explained, and he obviously went back to his … Continue reading

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The world is getting smaller – my Erdös and Einstein numbers drop

In an earlier post (https://colinmathers.com/2014/01/26/its-a-small-world-erdos-bacon-and-other-numbers/), I described author paths that gave me an Erdös number of 6 and an Einstein number of 7. The other day I came across a comment that Kenneth Arrow, Nobel Prize Laureate in economics in … Continue reading

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H-index and age: a new criterion for success?

The H-index is a measure of scientific research output defined as the number h of publications that have been cited h times or more ( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/H-index). Thus an H-index of 10 indicates that 10 publications have been cited 10 times … Continue reading

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