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Table 1 Overview of the scientific performance of three researchers

From: On the use of the h-index in evaluating chemical research

Indicator Person 1 Person 2 Person 3
Productivity    
  Article 143 54 43
  Editorial 1 1 4
  Letter 3 0 1
  Meeting Abstract 3 0 2
  News Item 0 2 0
  Note 12 0 1
  Proceedings Paper 26 17 40
  Review 2 2 4
Total publications 190 76 95
Number of articles, notes, proceedings papers and reviews 183 73 88
Number of publications as first author* 15 17 38
Number of publications with no co-authors* 0 5 12
Year of first publication* 1980 2001 1981
Number of years between the first publication and 2011* 32 11 31
Number of publications per year (arithmetic average* 5.9 6.9 3.2
Impact    
Total citations** 15,192 3,796 7,828
Number of citations per publication** (arithmetic average) 83 52 89
Proportion of self-citations in total citations* 3.4% 6% 5.8%
Average percentile (median)** 15.9 6.2 8.3
h index** 54 27 38
m quotient** 1.7 2.5 1.2
Ptop 10%** 70 31 48
PPtop 10%** 39.3% 52.5% 57.8%
Ptop 10% quotient** 2.2 2.8 1.6
  1. Reproduced from Ref. [28], with kind permission.
  2. Remarks:
  3. * Based on publications of all document types.
  4. ** Based on articles, letters, reviews, notes and proceedings papers.