### h-Index and g-Index of Faculty Members, IICT

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**Assignment:** To calculate & analysis of **g-index** and **h-index** of Ph.D. Faculty Members of IICT, University of Sindh

**Description of h-Index:**

A scientist has index h if h of his/her N papers have at least h citations each, and the other (N-h) papers have no more than h citations each.

To calculate the h-index, the papers written by an academic are arranged in decreasing order of number of citations. The h index is where the number of papers equals the number of citations (beginning with the paper with the highest number of citations).

[Source: Wikipedia (2015-05-20)]

**Description of g-Index:**

g-index is a variant of the h-index, which takes into account the citation evolution of the most cited papers over time.

A set of papers has a g-index g if g is the highest rank such that the top g papers have, together, at least g^2 citations.

In another words, the g-index g is the largest rank (where papers are arranged in decreasing order of the number of citations they received) such that the first g papers have (together) at least g^2 citations.

For example, if 2 scientists have h-index 4, it may happen that one of them has published 4 papers which have 4 or more citations, while another scientist may have published 10 papers out of which 3 have more than 100 citations and the 4th paper has 4 citations, and the remaining have less than 4 citations.

In an attempt to offer a higher weighting to the second scientist who in aggregation has received greater than 304 citations for 10 papers, the g-index was proposed. Thus in our example, the first scientist has g-index=4, while the second scientist has g-index significantly higher.

[Source: Wikipedia (2015-05-20)]

**Analysis of g-Index and h-Index of IICT Faculty Members:**

We can only analyse g-index and h-index of faculty members having their profile and publications listed on Google-Scholar.

A list of those faculty members is given below.

PS: The analysis is presented on Google Scholar Profile as of Today: May 20th, 2015.

**Dr. Azhar Ali Shah:**

Dr. Azhar A. Shah, has total 23 publication listed on Google Scholar.

Total Publications: 23

Total Citation: 53

Citations in Descending order: 15, 13, 10, 7, 4, 3, 1

N | Citations | Sum(Citations) | N*N | Conclusion |

1 | 15 | 15 | 1 | |

2 | 13 | 28 | 4 | |

3 | 10 | 38 | 9 | |

4 | 7 | 45 | 16 | h-index = 4 |

5 | 4 | 49 | 25 | |

6 | 3 | 52 | 36 | |

7 | 1 | 53 | 49 | g-index = 7 |

8 | 0 | 53 | 64 |

*h-Index*: 4 (as 4 papers have more than 4 citations)

*g-Index*: 7 (as upto 7th paper, condition [sum(citations)<N*N] remains *true*)

**Dr. Shahzad Memon**

Dr. Shahzad Memon, has total 21 publication listed on Google Scholar.

Total Publications: 21

Total Citation: 50

Citations in Descending order: 12, 12, 6, 6, 4, 3, 3, 2, 1, 1

N | Citations | Sum(Citations) | N*N | Conclusion |

1 | 12 | 12 | 1 | |

2 | 12 | 24 | 4 | |

3 | 6 | 30 | 9 | |

4 | 6 | 36 | 16 | h-index = 4 |

5 | 4 | 40 | 25 | |

6 | 3 | 43 | 36 | g-index = 6 |

7 | 3 | 46 | 49 | |

8 | 2 | 47 | 64 | |

9 | 1 | 48 | 81 |

*h-Index*: 4 (as 4 papers have more than 4 citations)

*g-Index*: 6 (as upto 6th paper, condition [sum(citations)<N*N] remains *true*)

** Dr. Khalil Khumbati**

Total Publications: 37

Total Citation: 388

Citations in Descending order: 117, 43, 36, 33, 21, 19, 19, 14, 13, 12, 8, 8, 8, 7, 6, 5, 5, 3, 2, 2, 2, 2, 1, 1, 1

N | Citations | Sum(Citations) | N*N | Conclusion |

1 | 117 | 117 | 1 | |

2 | 43 | 160 | 4 | |

3 | 36 | 196 | 9 | |

4 | 33 | 229 | 16 | |

5 | 21 | 250 | 25 | |

6 | 19 | 269 | 36 | |

7 | 19 | 288 | 49 | |

8 | 14 | 302 | 64 | |

9 | 13 | 315 | 81 | |

10 | 12 | 327 | 100 | h-index = 10 |

11 | 8 | 335 | 121 | |

12 | 8 | 343 | 144 | |

13 | 8 | 351 | 169 | |

14 | 7 | 358 | 196 | |

15 | 6 | 364 | 225 | |

16 | 5 | 369 | 256 | |

17 | 5 | 374 | 289 | |

18 | 3 | 377 | 324 | |

19 | 2 | 379 | 361 | g-index = 19 |

20 | 2 | 381 | 400 |

*h-Index*: 10 (as 10 papers have more than 10 citations)

*g-Index*: 19 (as upto 19th paper, condition [sum(citations)<N*N] remains *true*)

**Dr. Kamran Taj Pathan**

Total Publications: 9

Total Citation: 1

Citations in Descending order: 1

N | Citations | Sum(Citations) | N*N | Conclusion |

1 | 1 | 1 | 1 | h-index = 1, g-index = 1 |

*h-Index*: 1 (as 1 paper has 1 citation)

*g-Index*: 1 (as for 1 paper, condition [sum(citations)<N*N] remains *true*)

May 28, 2015 at 5:46 AM

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