A Scientometric Assessment of Global Publication Output on RFID with Reference to India During 2006-15
The present paper attempts to study the performance of India in RFID research using a series of bibliometric indicators. As seen from SCOPUS database, India’s research output cumulated to 632 publications in 10 years during 2006-15. Indiais ranked13thtop country in the world in RFID research; it accounted for 2.58 % global publication. India showed faster growth rate of 20.69 % CAGR compared to -0.42 % by the world in RFID research during 2006-15. India’s citation impact was low, 1.32 citations per paper; its output in terms of international collaborative publications was also low, accounting for just 9.81 % during 2006-15.The top 15 most productive Indian organisations in RFID research together contributed 35.60 % publications share and 38.18 % citation share during 2006-15. The top 15 most productive journals together accounted for 47.44% share of total country output in RFID research during 2006-15. Computer science accounted for the largest publication share (57.44 %) in RFID research output, followed by engineering (49.21 %), social sciences (7.28 %), mathematics (6.01 %), materials science (5.85 %), business, management & accounting (5.54 %) and physics & astronomy (4.75 %) during 2006-15.
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