Figure 1.

Growth in the output of medical informatics. We fit the number of MI-MeSH citations per year for the study period to a linear equation as well as an exponential curve. These two equations are y = 356.32 x-707575.22 (R2 = .79) and y = 94.19*exp(.2236*x-444.03)+1798.61 (R2 = .97) respectively.

DeShazo et al. BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2009 9:7   doi:10.1186/1472-6947-9-7
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