biblioAnalysis: Bibliometric Analysis

Description Usage Arguments Value See Also Examples

View source: R/biblioAnalysis.R

Description

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

Usage

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biblioAnalysis(M, sep = ";")

Arguments

M

is a bibliographic data frame obtained by the converting function convert2df. It is a data matrix with cases corresponding to manuscripts and variables to Field Tag in the original SCOPUS and Clarivate Analytics Web of Science file.

sep

is the field separator character. This character separates strings in each column of the data frame. The default is sep = ";".

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

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data(management, package = "bibliometrixData")

results <- biblioAnalysis(management)

summary(results, k = 10, pause = FALSE)

bibliometrix documentation built on Jan. 19, 2021, 5:10 p.m.