How is 'recency score' (RS) calculated?
The 'recency score' of a tag on this site is calculated as the percentage of articles published in the last 52 weeks tagged with a specified term.
On this basis, recency scores range from 100 to 0:
- 100 indicates that all references to a specified term occur within the most recent year
- scores between 99 and 1 indicate relative proportions of references to a specified term occurring within the most recent year
- 0 indicates that no references to a specified term occur within the most recent year
As such, recency score highlights emerging terms in discussion and it provide one of two key measures contributing to trending factor.
Note: 'bands of recency' charts provide more statistics on time-bands associated with a specific term. You can find 'bands of recency' statistics by following chart links in overviews of keywords, organisations, and projects.