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Publication Trends and Citation Impact of Tribology Research in India: A Scientometric Study
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Publication Trends and Citation Impact of Tribology Research in India: A Scientometric Study
Rajendran, P.; Elango, B.; Manickaraj, J.;
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This paper analyzes India`s contribution to world tribology research during the period 2001-2012 based on SCOPUS records. India`s global publication share, annual output, and its citation impact of Indian contribution, partner countries, leading contributors, leading institutes, and highly cited papers were analyzed. Additionally, a cloud technique is used to map frequently used single words in titles. It is observed that India ranks in the position with a global publication share of 3.83% and an annual average growth rate of 25.58% during the period 2001-2012. The citation impact of India`s contribution is 6.05 which decreased from 12.74 during 2001-2006 to 4.62 during 2007-2012. 17.4% of India`s total research output was published with international collaboration.
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