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3.5. Statistics based on page numbers (size)

In excess of 120,000 pages of scholarly DEA-related articles have been published over the past four decades in scientific journals, with an average of 12.3 pages per article. Nearly 22% of the DEA-related articles are between 9 and 11 pages in length, with approximately 42% being between 7–12 pages. About 73% of the DEA-related articles are between 6 and 18 pages in length. The following Fig. 3 shows the distribution of DEA-related articles by number of pages. After all, DEA-related articles appear to have a distribution by page numbers similar to those found in most other MS/OR fields of study.

Fig. 3

Fig 3. Distribution of DEA articles by number of pages (1978–2016).

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