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Authorship Pattern and Collaborative Research in Indian Bioinformatics Research

Manya R. Gopal, K. G. Sudhier

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Presents the authorship pattern and collaborative research in the field of Bioinformatics in India as indexed in Web of Science database for the period of five years (2010-2014). The study examined 6187 publications in Bioinformatics and found that the Bioinformatics research in India is gradually growing. The analysis of the authorship pattern, productivity pattern, degree of collaboration and co-authored index in the field of Bioinformatics research output in India was done. The authorship pattern showed a remarkable increase in the number of multi authored papers. The degree of collaboration was found to be 0.91. The study concludes that the researchers in Bioinformatics prefer team research than solo research.


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