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Title: Scientometric Portrait of Nobel Laureate Harald zur Hausen
Authors: Munnolli, S. S.
Pujar, S. M.
Kademani, B. S.
Issue Date: Mar-2011
Publisher: NISCAIR-CSIR, India
Abstract: Highlights quantitatively the publication productivity of Harald zur Hausen a renowned scientist and Nobel Laureate in Physiology who was honoured with Nobel Prize for the discovery of human papilloma viruses causing cervical cancer. He had 285 publications during 1964 – 2009 in four domains: Adenoviruses (14), Epstein Barr and Herpesviruses (72), Papillomaviruses (122) and other associated disciplines (77). The average number of publications per year was 6.19. Highest Collaboration Rate (1) of Harald zur Hausen was found 13 times of his 46 years of career. Most prolific authors associated with him were: L. Gissman (39), E. –M de Villiers (25), F. Rosl (20), J. R. Schledhofer (19), E. Schawarz (13), R. Heilbronn (12), N. Yamamoto (11) and K. O. Fresen (10). He has reported his research output through 74 different channels include 61 journals (82.43%), 12 Book chapters (16.22%) and 1 Report (1.35%). His most preferred journals for publishing papers were International Journal of Cancer (48), Virology (39), Journal of Virology (33), Cancer Research (14) and Medical Microbiology and Immunology (13). Co-Authorship Index for mega authored papers for domain ‘Papillomavirus’ (154) is more than average indicates this domain involves more of collaborative research. His publication density was 3.60 and publication concentration was 3.49. Harald zur Hausen’s productivity coefficient was 0.50 indicates that he had steady publications record in his scientific career.
Page(s): 71-78
ISSN: 0975-2404 (Online); 0972-5423 (Print)
Appears in Collections:ALIS Vol.58(1) [March 2011]

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