Communication Disorders Research Literature: A Scientometric Profile


  • B. Nandeesha Research Scholar, Department of Studies in Library and Information Science, University of Mysore, Karnataka, India
  • Khaiser Jahan Begum Former Professor, Department of Studies in Library and Information Science, University of Mysore, Karnataka, India



Communication Disorders, Hearing Disorders, Scientometric Profile


This paper focuses on scientometric analysis and mapping of scientific publications on communication disorders by using VOSviewer. It aims to examine the use of various scientometric indicators on communication disorders. The study covers twenty years of publication data from 1999 to 2018 on communication disorder research. Nearly 141540 publications were retrieved and analyzed in the area of communication disorders. Harvard University published the highest number of 356 papers, with 21317 cited references and 340 total link strength in co-authorship with the organization. The USA shows 19005 articles and 621203 citations with country co-authorship. Langguth, Berthold (145) produced the highest number of papers with citation networks with other authors. K-S test Dmax value (0.1138) and critical value of D 0.05 and 0.1 levels. The chi-square test value is 2645141075. According to Price law, a single contributor, 4254 authors contributed at once, generated 4254 articles, and the square root value of each author is 1162. In the Pareto principle, 79272 authors contributed 24.02% of 141540 articles.


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How to Cite

Nandeesha, B., & Begum, K. J. (2023). Communication Disorders Research Literature: A Scientometric Profile. Asian Review of Social Sciences, 12(2), 53–61.