sourceGrowth {bibliometrix}R Documentation

Number of documents published annually per Top Sources

Description

It calculates yearly published documents of the top sources.

Usage

sourceGrowth(M, top = 5, cdf = TRUE)

Arguments

M

is a data frame obtained by the converting function convert2df. It is a data matrix with cases corresponding to articles and variables to Field Tag in the original ISI or SCOPUS file.

top

is a numeric. It indicates the number of top sources to analyze. The default value is 5.

cdf

is a logical. If TRUE, the function calculates the cumulative occurrences distribution.

Value

an object of class data.frame

Examples


data(scientometrics, package = "bibliometrixData")
topSO=sourceGrowth(scientometrics, top=1, cdf=TRUE)
topSO

# Plotting results
## Not run: 
install.packages("reshape2")
library(reshape2)
library(ggplot2)
DF=melt(topSO, id='Year')
ggplot(DF,aes(Year,value, group=variable, color=variable))+geom_line()

## End(Not run)


[Package bibliometrix version 3.1.4 Index]