Eugene Garfield

1925 - 2017

Eugene Garfield

Eugene Eli Garfield (September 16, 1925 – February 26, 2017) was an American linguist and businessman, one of the founders of bibliometrics and scientometrics. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Eugene Garfield has received more than 101,685 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 103rd most popular computer scientist.

Memorability Metrics

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    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 17

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.12

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.48

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among computer scientists, Eugene Garfield ranks 102 out of 187Before him are Paul G. Comba, Alan Shugart, Arthur Samuel, Gary McKinnon, Yukihiro Matsumoto, and Bill Joy. After him are Evelyn Berezin, Richard E. Stearns, Jan Koum, Robert Fano, Stephen Wolfram, and Michael Stonebraker.

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Among people born in 1925, Eugene Garfield ranks 278Before him are Tankred Dorst, Joseph Sargent, Károly Makk, Dany Dauberson, Nanni Loy, and James Mellaart. After him are Tony Benn, Evelyn Berezin, Steve Forrest, John Shepherd-Barron, Paul Kurtz, and Brent Scowcroft. Among people deceased in 2017, Eugene Garfield ranks 326Before him are François Van der Elst, Adam Darius, Károly Makk, Prodigy, Alina Janowska, and Ludvig Faddeev. After him are Liam Cosgrave, Patrick Nève, Oleg Vidov, Ahmed Kathrada, Mikhail Nikolayevich Zadornov, and Della Reese.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Eugene Garfield ranks 5,782 out of 12,171Before him are Fred Williamson (1938), Jimmy Giuffre (1921), Brian Hyland (1943), Topher Grace (1978), Neal Stephenson (1959), and Bonnie Bartlett (1929). After him are Josh Lucas (1971), Spencer Tunick (1967), Ted DiBiase (1954), Betty Carter (1929), Joshua Chamberlain (1828), and Mario Cuomo (1932).


Among computer scientists born in United States, Eugene Garfield ranks 59Before him are Ruth Teitelbaum (1924), Robert Taylor (1932), Peter Norton (1943), Paul G. Comba (1926), Arthur Samuel (1901), and Bill Joy (1954). After him are Richard E. Stearns (1936), Jaron Lanier (1960), Ed Roberts (1941), Charles P. Thacker (1943), Andy Rubin (1963), and Randy Pausch (1960).

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