The graph shows year (1983 to 2002) on the horizontal axis and citations on the vertical axis. There are three series of points. Citations for the 1986 paper rise in a rather sigmoid shape to reach about 900 in 2002. Citations for the 1983 paper level off at about 80 in 1993. Mentions in abstracts rise steadily after 1992 to reach about 150 in 2002.
For the 1986 paper there is a small discontinuity in 1998 and 1999, with more citations than expected in 1998 and fewer in 1999.
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