The objective of this paper explores a bibliometric approach to quantitatively evaluating the characteristics in the research aspect of home networking, retrieving the related literature information (1981-2009) at Engineering Village 2 (Ei) database. The results of this study reveal that the literature production on home networking that grow exponentially with an annual growth rate about 20%. The distribution of cumulative number of literatures does confirm the typical S-shape for Bradford-Zipf plot in last decade. The most document type of publication is conference article, composting 67.92% in proportional to total literature production and English is the major publication language (98.06%). Republic of Korea tops the ranking and delivered the major contribution for the literature publication (19.91%).
Journal of Convergence Information Technology, 5(2), 17-27