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Date of this Version

Winter 9-6-2013


The article highlights the significance of Lotka’s Inverse Square Law of Scientific Productivity in today’s information age and later studies. The classical law is applied to Toxicology literature collected from the international database, Toxicology Information Online (TOXLINE), and its validity on that data was tested. The data was found unfit for the law Hence a new formula is derived, , was found fit for the study.



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