# The R- and AR-indices: Complementing the h-index

@article{Jin2007TheRA, title={The R- and AR-indices: Complementing the h-index}, author={Bihui Jin and Liming Liang and Ronald Rousseau and Leo Egghe}, journal={Chinese Science Bulletin}, year={2007}, volume={52}, pages={855-863} }

Based on the foundation laid by the h-index we introduce and study the R- and AR-indices. These new indices eliminate some of the disadvantages of the h-index, especially when they are used in combination with the h-index. The R-index measures the h-core’s citation intensity, while AR goes one step further and takes the age of publications into account. This allows for an index that can actually increase and decrease over time. We propose the pair (h, AR) as a meaningful indicator for research… Expand

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