Do you know your Hirsch number?

The Hirsch number tries to quantify the (scientific) productivity of a scientist. The Hirsch number was first described by the physicist J.E. Hirsch in a 2005 PNAS paper: An index to quantify an individual’s scientific research output. Hirsch says:


This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://blog.front-matter.io/posts/do-you-know-your-hirsch-number