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Author Balasubramani, R. ♦ Siriwardena, Asoka ♦ Ks, A. B. U.
Source Inflibnet's Institutional Repository
Content type Text
Publisher INFLIBNET Centre
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Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Data processing & computer science ♦ Library & information sciences
Subject Keyword Science Funding ♦ BRIC Countries ♦ Scientometrics ♦ Web of Science ♦ SCI
Abstract This paper has examined the funding supported by funding agencies Science Citation Index (SCI) papers published in BRIC countries. The data was downloaded from web of science database which was maintained by Thomson Reuteurs. The study found out that China had published the maximum number funding supported SCI papers, contributing to 652,709 records. In the classification of funding sources, Russia and China fall in Single funding agency predominated type where as Brazil and India fall in Funding sources diversified type. In the extent of International collaboration, Brazil, India and China had maximum number of collaborations with USA while Russia had collaborated often with Germany. Chemistry is the core research area for Brazil, India and China where as Physics is the major research area for Russia. Further, the top three funding agencies and the contribution of core journals were also discussed in this paper.
ISBN 9789381232057
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article