Machine Translation Research A Scientometric Assessment of Global Publications Output during 2007 16

  • Brij Mohan Gupta Sector 15, Panchkula 134 113, India
  • S.M. Dhawan Dayanand Vihar, Delhi 110 092, India
Keywords: Machine translation, Global publications, Scientometrics, Bibliometrics


The present study provides a quantitative and qualitative description of global machine translation research published during 2007-16 and as indexed in Scopus database. The study profiles research in the field on a series of measures, such as publications growth rate, global share, citation impact, share of international collaborative papers and distribution of publications by sub-areas. The study also profiles top contributing countries, organisations and authors in machine translation research on a series of bibliometric indicators. The study further reports characteristics of highly cited papers in the field.

Author Biographies

Brij Mohan Gupta, Sector 15, Panchkula 134 113, India

Dr B.M. Gupta received his BLibSc, Associateship in Documentation, and PhD in Library and Information Science. He is retired as Scientist 'G' and Emeritus Scientist from CSIR- NISTADS, Delhi. He has published more than 200 research papers mainly in the area of scientometrics in journals and conferences. Contribution in the current study, he conceived the idea, downloaded the publications data and analysed the data and wrote the first draft.

S.M. Dhawan, Dayanand Vihar, Delhi 110 092, India

Dr S.M. Dhawan received his MSc (Physics) from Sardar Patel university, MLIS from university of New york, USA, and PhD in Library Science. He is retired as Scientist ‘F’ from CSIR-National Physical Laboratory, Delhi. He has authored several research papers, research reports covering several areas of library science, library management systems and scientometrics. Contribution in the current study, he contributed in writing of paper and giving it a final shape.


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How to Cite
GuptaB., & DhawanS. (2019). Machine Translation Research A Scientometric Assessment of Global Publications Output during 2007 16. DESIDOC Journal of Library & Information Technology, 39(1), 31-38.
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