Testing Lotka's Law and Pattern of Author Productivity in the Scholarly Publications of Artificial Intelligence

02/18/2021
by   Muneer Ahmad, et al.
0

Artificial intelligence has changed our day to day life in multitude ways. AI technology is rearing itself as a driving force to be reckoned with in the largest industries in the world. AI has already engulfed our educational system, our businesses and our financial establishments. The future is definite that machines with artificial intelligence will soon be captivating over trained manual work that now is mostly cared by humans. Machines can carry out human-like tasks by new inputs as artificial intelligence makes it possible for machines to learn from experience. AI data from web of science database from 2008 to 2017 have been mapped to depict the average growth rate, relative growth rate, contribution made by authors in the view of research productivity, authorship pattern and collaboration of AI literature. The Lotka's law on authorship productivity of AI literature has been tested to confirm the applicability of the law to the present data set. A K-S test was applied to measure the degree of agreement between the distribution of the observed set of data against the inverse general power relationship and the theoretical value of α =2. It is found that the inverse square law of Lotka follow as such.

READ FULL TEXT

Authors

page 1

page 2

page 3

page 4

01/11/2022

The Turing Trap: The Promise Peril of Human-Like Artificial Intelligence

In 1950, Alan Turing proposed an imitation game as the ultimate test of ...
03/03/2021

Lotka's Law and Authorship Distribution in Coronary Artery Disease Research in South Africa

Coronary artery disease (CAD) is a major cause of death and disability i...
04/15/2021

A Pragmatic Approach to Regulating Artificial Intelligence: A Technology Regulator's Perspective

Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the regulation thereof is a topic that ...
07/11/2018

Gnirut: The Trouble With Being Born Human In An Autonomous World

What if we delegated so much to autonomous AI and intelligent machines t...
06/25/2021

AI and the future of pharmaceutical research

This paper examines how pharmaceutical Artificial Intelligence advanceme...
01/31/2017

CommAI: Evaluating the first steps towards a useful general AI

With machine learning successfully applied to new daunting problems almo...
This week in AI

Get the week's most popular data science and artificial intelligence research sent straight to your inbox every Saturday.