Collaboration rate of authors in producing scientific papers in The Journal of Advanced Periodontology & Implant Dentistry (JAPID) during 2009-2020

Rahman Marefat, Mohammad Mahdi Marefat

Abstract


Authors’ collaboration in producing scientific articles is a common relation between scientific people in which article production is easily shared between collaborators. This article determines the authors’ collaboration in The Journal of Advanced Periodontology & Implant Dentistry (JAPID) for 2009 to 2020. The Scientometric method was used in this research. The researchers from the journal website downloaded all published papers at JAPID from the first issue until 2020. The collected data were entered into an Excel software spreadsheet, and author’s collaboration coefficient was computed. A total of 376 articles by 1076 people were published in JAPID until this research. The average number of authors per article was 2.9. According to affiliation, the first rank belongs to Iranian researchers by publishing 372 articles in JAPID, and India with 23 articles was on the second place in publishing articles in JAPID. Results also showed that only 103 articles had a single author, and 61 articles had 5 authors and more (from 376 articles). The average collaboration coefficient amongst authors of JAPID is 0.7, which is considered acceptable and relatively suitable.

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Keywords


Scientomectric, The Journal of Advanced Periodontology & Implant Dentistry (JAPID), Collaboration rate, Authors collaboration Coefficient.

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