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Table 1 Research field-wise number of articles, sample mean of citations, h5-index and h-dimension from the prepared data set

From: Fractal dimension analogous scale-invariant derivative of Hirsch’s index

Research field Number of articles Average citations h5 \(h_d\)
Studies in the creative arts and writing 207 3.52 13 0.38
Philosophy and religious studies 490 1.77 13 0.37
Law and legal studies 704 2.76 18 0.38
History and archaeology 1128 3.64 36 0.43
Language, communication and culture 1327 2.28 22 0.38
Built environment and design 1482 5.58 36 0.39
Education 1557 2.61 23 0.37
Commerce, management, tourism 1740 5.89 38 0.39
Economics 3206 6.18 51 0.39
Studies in human society 3373 4.6 48 0.4
Environmental sciences 6624 10.87 84 0.39
Agricultural and veterinary sciences 9025 6.07 61 0.37
Technology 10,648 9.83 93 0.39
Psychology and cognitive sciences 10,975 5.92 71 0.38
Information and computing sciences 15,387 5.97 87 0.39
Mathematical sciences 18,286 6.76 98 0.39
Earth sciences 19,089 11.06 120 0.39
Physical sciences 64,809 12.74 210 0.39
Chemical sciences 66,265 12.38 203 0.39
Biological Sciences 70,363 14.73 253 0.39
Engineering 88,527 8.83 182 0.38
Medical and health sciences 155,390 10.31 255 0.38