biblioAnalysis {bibliometrix} | R Documentation |

## Bibliometric Analysis

### Description

It performs a bibliometric analysis of a dataset imported from SCOPUS and Clarivate Analytics Web of Science databases.

### Usage

```
biblioAnalysis(M, sep = ";")
```

### Arguments

`M` |
is a bibliographic data frame obtained by the converting function |

`sep` |
is the field separator character. This character separates strings in each column of the data frame. The default is |

### Value

`biblioAnalysis`

returns an object of `class`

"bibliometrix".

The functions `summary`

and `plot`

are used to obtain or print a summary and some useful plots of the results.

An object of `class`

"bibliometrix" is a list containing the following components:

Articles | the total number of manuscripts | |

Authors | the authors' frequency distribution | |

AuthorsFrac | the authors' frequency distribution (fractionalized) | |

FirstAuthors | corresponding author of each manuscript | |

nAUperPaper | the number of authors per manuscript | |

Appearances | the number of author appearances | |

nAuthors | the number of authors | |

AuMultiAuthoredArt | the number of authors of multi-authored articles | |

MostCitedPapers | the list of manuscripts sorted by citations | |

Years | publication year of each manuscript | |

FirstAffiliation | the affiliation of the first author | |

Affiliations | the frequency distribution of affiliations (of all co-authors for each paper) | |

Aff_frac | the fractionalized frequency distribution of affiliations (of all co-authors for each paper) | |

CO | the affiliation country of the first author | |

Countries | the affiliation countries' frequency distribution | |

CountryCollaboration | Intra-country (SCP) and intercountry (MCP) collaboration indices | |

TotalCitation | the number of times each manuscript has been cited | |

TCperYear | the yearly average number of times each manuscript has been cited | |

Sources | the frequency distribution of sources (journals, books, etc.) | |

DE | the frequency distribution of authors' keywords | |

ID | the frequency distribution of keywords associated to the manuscript by SCOPUS and Clarivate Analytics Web of Science database |

### See Also

`convert2df`

to import and convert an WoS or SCOPUS Export file in a bibliographic data frame.

`summary`

to obtain a summary of the results.

`plot`

to draw some useful plots of the results.

### Examples

```
## Not run:
data(management, package = "bibliometrixData")
results <- biblioAnalysis(management)
summary(results, k = 10, pause = FALSE)
## End(Not run)
```

*bibliometrix*version 4.3.0 Index]