​Average H-Index may vary by identification the name of the author

Variations or errors in name spelling should be taken into consideration:

  • Various spellings of an author’s name.

  • Differently formatted names in one source.

  • Alternative names for an author.

  • Typographical errors.

  • Combining different authors who share the same name.

The Author Identification provides a unique number for every author and helps find and recognize a specific author and to avoid confusion with other similarly named authors.

The most commonly used Author Identifiers are: Researcher ID (Thomson Reuters), Scopus Author Identifier (Scopus) and Online Researcher and Contributor ID.