BIBLIOMETRICS STUDY ON BREAST CANCER RESEARCH DURING THE YEAR 2006-2015

P.Gomathi & A.Rubinandhini

This study evaluates the breast cancer research output from the year 2006-2015. The data were downloaded from web of science database which was maintained by Thomson Reuters. Total number of records were 4206. The result of such studies may be very useful for the research administrators, policy makers and funding agencies. Breast cancer is a progressive disease, signs and symptoms slowly worsen over time. There is no change to do well. The collected data were analyzed with the help of ‘Bibexcel tool’. The study also applied statistical tools such as Authorship pattern, Relative Growth Rate, Time Series Analysis, Zipf Law, Exponential Growth Rate.

Keywords: Bibliometrics, Web of science, Bibexcel, Breast cancer, Authors  productivity.

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