SCIENTOMETRIC MEASUREMENT OF SCIENTIFIC WORK BY G.M.DOBROV
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Results of a statistical study on the bibliography of scientific works by G.M.Dobrov (1929-1989) are contained. The total number of the analyzed descriptions of bibliographic documents is 507. The study deals with several aspects, for which scientometric results are produced: categorization of the above documents (articles in scientific journals and periodicals, publications in compendia and conference proceedings, monographic and co-authored books); chronological division of Dobrov's scientific biography by publication intensity and thematic evolution of his publications (three phases identified: 1952-1961, 1964-1974, 1975-1989; themes evolved from technology history to theoretical and applied aspects of science of science, and to science & technology policy, science & technology forecasting theory); intensity of Dobrov's publication activity at the above mentioned phases; distribution of Dobrov's research papers by high rating journals; publications written by Dobrov individually and in co-authorship and distribution of publications by number of co-authors; characteristics of Dobrov's scientific collaboration, studied by a co-author surname, number of works written with a co-author, years/period of collaboration with a co-author; position of Dobrov's name in the co-authors' lists (showing the author's 'status' of a scientist). The results indicate that scientific bibliography of Dobrov represents an integral information channel within the international scientific communication system, with specific morphological, statistical and dynamic characteristics, and the bibliography of Dobrov's works confirms main bibliometric tendencies in generation and diffusion of scientific knowledge.
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