What’s i10-index? | How to calculate i-10 index for free


i10-index is the quantities matric used to assess the quality of research work published by an author in his carrier. 

This method of citation is provided by Google scholar database and is defined as the number of papers with a minimum of 10 or more citations each or how many papers have cited a minimum of 10 times are called the i10-index.

 It is also treated as author level matric which helps to measure the efficiency of an author. For Example, if you have 7 papers published and out of which only 5 papers have 10 or more than 10 citations it means your i10-index is 5

How to calculate i10-index

This index is calculated by Google scholar database and for this, you need to create an account on Google scholar and add all your publication both manually or automatically in this account. 

i10-index=the number of publication with at least 10 citation

Let’s explain with an example

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In this above table, you can see the author has published 10 papers and out of these 10 papers only first 7 papers has 10 or more citation. Hence the author has an i10-index is 7 and it’s very simple to calculate only count the 10 citations of your paper published.

There are  some unique author or renowned scientist who has  i10-index more than 100, it means those the persons have 100 published paper or more and out of which 100 paper were cited 10 times or more than 10 times each

You can see the i10-index of Charles Robert Darwin in the below picture in which i10-index was highlighted with yellow shown that 663 for all and 267 since 2015


It means only 663 papers of Charles Darwin have been cited 10 times each and out of which 267 paper was published since 2015 which was 10 times cited by different authors.

This is all about this article and hope these calculation help you to calculate your index and improve it by publishing in a suitable research journal, KRS is an online learning platform, which brings novel articles from time to time, stay connected.


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Note: This index is calculated only by Google scholar database and appears to measure the impact of scientific writing.

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