The coauthorship networks of the most productive European researchers

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HÂNCEAN, Marian-Gabriel, Matjaž PERC, Jürgen LERNER, 2020. The coauthorship networks of the most productive European researchers. In: Scientometrics. Springer. ISSN 0138-9130. eISSN 1588-2861. Available under: doi: 10.1007/s11192-020-03746-5

@article{Hancean2020coaut-51864, title={The coauthorship networks of the most productive European researchers}, year={2020}, doi={10.1007/s11192-020-03746-5}, issn={0138-9130}, journal={Scientometrics}, author={Hâncean, Marian-Gabriel and Perc, Matjaž and Lerner, Jürgen} }

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