Scientometrics by Zipf-Mandelbrot distribution on Wikipedia

bibtexEntryTypearticle
bibtexCitationRDMdtn05072016
titleScientometrics by Zipf-Mandelbrot distribution on Wikipedia
publisherR&D Mediation
year2016
editorR&D Mediation
authorBrunet, Luc Emile
pages8
abstractThis paper presents an application of the zip-Mandelbrot law to a large (655000) set of scientific publications in Wikipedia. The Zipf-Mandelbrot distribution shows a very good fit to the number of citations versus rank curve.
keywordsDatamining, Zipf, Mandelbrot, scientometrics
ownerluc
timestamp2016.07.05
doi10.17601/RD_Mediation2016:2
urlhttp://isb.er.gs/DOI/docs/RDMdtn05072016.pdf