%A T. Swarna %A V.L. Kalyane %A E.R. Prakasan %A Vijai Kumar %O http://www.barc.ernet.in/webpages/about/ %T Homi Jehangir Bhabha as a Knowledge Generating System: A Longitudinal Cognition Study %X Quantitative analysis of the events of synchronous references in the research papers followed throughout the publishing career of an individual scientist revealed interesting highlights on the knowledge-generating-system. In the case study of Homi Jehangir Bhabha first quinquennium and fifth quinquennium of his research career had low Self-references; third quinquennium and fourth quinquennium had moderate Self-references; whereas second quinquennium had highest Self-references. The two major clusters of Self-references occurring during the second and third quinquennium were indicators of active periods of knowledgegenerating and faster communications. %D 2003 %K Author self-citations; Author Self-references; Classic-author; Classic-Author Synchronous Self-References; Classic paper; Embryology of knowledge; H. J. Bhabha; Publication as an intellectual output; Publication productivity; Recency; Synchronous references as intellectual inputs; Synchronous self-citations; Temporal profile of Self-references; Time-lag; Cognition; Knowledge; Epistemology; Scholarly communications; Longitudinal Case Study; Psychology of science; Science about science %L cogprints3902