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Date of this Version

12-2020

Abstract

This study analyzes the application of lotka’s law, Price’s square root law, Pareto principle and collaborative measures on Manonmaniam Sundaranar University research publications. The data retrieved and downloaded from Web of Science database from the year 1992 to 2020. The findings of the study revealed that the highest number of publications is in the year 2018 with 200 records. Multi authored contributed 97.80% of research publications whereas single authored contributed only 2.20% of total contribution. Padiyan DP is the most prolific author with 94 records during the study period. Mohanraj K and Sivakumar G is collaborated highest number of research publications with 56 records in the dataset. The highest number of publications collaborated between India and USA with 89 records. Collaborative measures such as degree of collaboration (0.99), collaborative index (9.26%), collaborative coefficient (0.67) and modified collaborative coefficient (0.66) for the study period. The study also applied statistical tool such as Kolmolgorov-Smirnov goodness of fit test to verify Lotka’s law.

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