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H-index in the Brazilian Academy of Sciences: comments and concerns
Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciências
Bibliometric parameters have been used in order to evaluate a scientist's performance. The h-index has been gradually accepted as the most adequate parameter for this purpose. To have an idea of this index among Brazilian scientists, we performed an analysis of this parameter for the full members of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences (BAS). The h-index of 402 members listed in 10 distinct categories by the BAS was determined, cross-checked with the curriculum vitae of each of them listed at thedoi:10.1590/s0001-37652008000400016 pmid:19039498 fatcat:jvvssdesevd4tgcbydiqx7f6wa