authorProdOverTime {bibliometrix}R Documentation

Top-Authors' Productivity over the Time

Description

It calculates and plots the author production (in terms of number of publications) over the time.

Usage

authorProdOverTime(M, k = 10, graph = TRUE)

Arguments

M

is a bibliographic data frame obtained by convert2df function.

k

is a integer. It is the number of top authors to analyze and plot. Default is k = 10.

graph

is logical. If TRUE the function plots the author production over time graph. Default is graph = TRUE.

Value

The function authorProdOverTime returns a list containing two objects:

dfAU is a data frame
dfpapersAU is a data frame
graph a ggplot object

See Also

biblioAnalysis function for bibliometric analysis

summary method for class 'bibliometrix'

Examples

data(scientometrics, package = "bibliometrixData")
res <- authorProdOverTime(scientometrics, k=10)
print(res$dfAU)
plot(res$graph)


[Package bibliometrix version 3.1.4 Index]