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2012 DISSERTATION: Impacts of an Interdisciplinary Research Center on Participant Publication and Collaboration Activities

Interdisciplinary research centers are typically presented as a means for exploiting opportunities in science where the complexity of the research problem calls for sustained interaction among multiple disciplines. This study analyzed the effects of an interdisciplinary research center (NIMBioS) on … Continue reading

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2006 DISSERTATION: Scaling the Technology Opportunity Analysis Text Data Mining Methodology: Data Extraction, Cleaning, Online Analytical Processing Analysis, and Reporting of Large Multi-source Datasets

Because the existing applications of Technology Opportunity Analysis (TOA) text data mining framework developed by Alan Porter and other researchers used small datasets, previous research never pushed the limits of the methodology and failed to identify areas for future research … Continue reading

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2014 MASTERS THESIS: Water as social and economic resource. Resolving questions about sharing water in Central Asia.

Water scarcity in the World today is growing faster than expected and it is among the main problems of 21st century to be faced by the World. Central Asia is considered like a region with enough water resources, however, an … Continue reading

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2004 DISSERTATION: A Text Mining Framework for Discovering Technological Intelligence

In this thesis, a framework based on text mining techniques is proposed to discover useful intelligence implicit in large bodies of electronic text sources. This intelligence is a prime requirement for successful R&D management. This research extends the approach called … Continue reading

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