profs.nz: Professors of Statistics in New Zealand

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Description

This data set contains information on about 22 past or present professors of statistics in New Zealand universities.

Usage

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Format

A data frame with 22 observations on the following 7 variables.

pubtotal

a numeric vector, the total number of publications.

cites

a numeric vector, the number of citations.

initials

character, first and middle and surname initials.

Surname

character, the surname.

firstyear

a numeric vector, the earliest indexed publication.

ID

a numeric vector, the unique MR Author ID for each professor.

pub1stAuthor

a numeric vector, the total number of publications which are first authored by the person.

ARPtotal

a numeric vector, the total number of author/related publications.

institution

character, with values "MU", "UA", "UC", "UO", "UW", "VU", the university affiliation. The abbreviations are for: Massey University, University of Auckland, University of Canterbury, University of Otago, University of Waikato and Victoria University Wellington.

Details

This data set contains information taken from the MathSciNet database on professors of statistics (and some related fields) affiliated with New Zealand universities.

In the future the following names may be added: C. F. Ansley, P. C. B. Phillips, B. S. Weir, C. S. Withers.

Source

The data is compiled from http://www.ams.org/mathscinet by J. T. Gray in April 2014.

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profs.nz
profs.nz[order(with(profs.nz, pubtotal), decreasing = TRUE), ]
## Not run: 
plot(pub1stAuthor / pubtotal ~ pubtotal,
     main = "Professors of Statistics in NZ",
     xlab = "Number of publications in MathSciNet",
     ylab = "Proportion of first-authored papers",
     data = profs.nz, col = "blue", las = 1, type = "n")
with(profs.nz, text(pubtotal, y = pub1stAuthor / pubtotal,
     labels = initials, col = "blue", las = 1))

## End(Not run)


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