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A hybrid method to trace technology evolution pathways: a case study of 3D printing

Whether it be for countries to improve the ability to undertake independent innovation or for enterprises to enhance their international competitiveness, tracing historical progression and forecasting future trends of technology evolution is essential for formulating technology strategies and policies. In … Continue reading

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TeknoRoadmap, an approach for depicting emerging technologies

One of the biggest challenges for current enterprises is the adoption of emerging technologies as soon as these provide competitive improvements. In this sense, several types of technology forecasting and surveillance activities are present in their daily activity. From the … Continue reading

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Uncovering the structures and maturity of the new service development (NSD) research field through a bibliometric study (1984–2014)

This study aims to develop a deeper understanding of the new service development (NSD) research field. It addresses its scientific production, social and intellectual structures, and maturity. Design/methodology/approach This study uses a bibliometric-based literature review. Quantitative and qualitative analyses are … Continue reading

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Identifying R&D partners through Subject-Action-Object semantic analysis in a problem & solution pattern

Today’s companies still rely heavily on expert knowledge rather than quantitative data with a systematic approach to effectively identify and choose Research and Development (R&D) partners. It is advantageous to identify and select potential R&D partners using a Problem & … Continue reading

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INTELLECTUAL STRUCTURE OF STEM EDUCATION IN EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH

The aim of this research is to put forward the intellectual structure of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) education concept in educational research. STEM education has emerged as a highly accepted paradigm in education especially in the USA and … Continue reading

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Profiling the Research Landscape in Emerging Areas Using Bibliometrics and Text Mining: A Case Study of Biomedical Engineering (BME) in Thailand

This study focuses on applying bibliometric analysis and text mining technique to generate technology intelligence from publication databases. The intelligence represents the research profile and landscape by highlighting active research areas and revealing professional communities along with their social networks. … Continue reading

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Scientific collaboration in indigenous knowledge in context: Insights from publication and co-publication network analysis

Scientific collaboration has been cited as a major stimulant in innovation and a major component for the development of indigenous technologies particularly in countries invested in rapid technological catch-up in East Asia and Southeast Asia. In this study, we assess … Continue reading

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Urban heat island research from 1991 to 2015: a bibliometric analysis

A bibliometric analysis based on the Science Citation Index-Expanded (SCI-Expanded) database from the Web of Science was performed to review urban heat island (UHI) research from 1991 to 2015 and statistically assess its developments, trends, and directions. In total, 1822 … Continue reading

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Survey of Technology Forecasting Techniques for Complex Systems

Complex system design and assessment is a challenging task exasperated by the need to forecast nascent technology in system evaluation. Proper technology forecasting technique selection will assist decision makers to understand the risks involved in the integration of emerging technology … Continue reading

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Changes in the Intellectual Structure of Service Innovation and Service System in The Digital Age: An Interdisciplinary Analysis From 1986 To 2015

In the past thirty years, growth in all service sectors and rapid advances in information and communication technologies (ICT) have revealed new challenges for improving service systems through service innovation. Although, these areas of researches are closely related, few studies … Continue reading

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