Interesting Terms on Journal Publication

  • Least publishable unit : Smallest amount of information that can generate a publication in a peer-reviewed journal
  • Matthew effect : Eminent scientists will often get more credit than a comparatively unknown researcher
  • Stigler’s law of eponymy : No scientific discovery is named after its original discoverer
  • H-index : Measure of the scientific productivity and the apparent scientific impact of a scientist

From wikipedia.org