Malaysian Journal of Computer Science (ISSN 0127-9084)
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Title:A Single Journal Study: Malaysian Journal of Computer Science
Auhtor(s): A.N. Zainab,K.W.U. anyi ,Nor Badrul Anuar,
Journal:Malaysian Journal of Computer Science (ISSN 0127-9084)
Volume:22, No 1
Keywords:Single journal study, journal productivity, authorship pattern, citation analysis, Bibliometrics
Abstract:Single journal studies are reviewed and measures used in the studies are highlighted. The following quantitative measures are used to study 272 articles published in Malaysian Journal of Computer Science, (1) the article productivity of the journal from 1985 to 2007, (2) the observed and expected authorship productivity tested using Lotka’s Law of author productivity, identification and listing of core authors; (3) the authorship, co-authorship pattern by authors’ country of origin and institutional affiliations; (4) the subject areas of research; (5) the citation analysis of resources referenced as well as the age and half-life of citations; the journals referenced and tested for zonal distribution using Bradford’s law of journal scattering; the extent of web citations; and (6) the citations received by articles published in MJCS and impact factor of the journal based on information obtained from Google Scholar, the level of author and journal self-citation.

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