Category Archives: Tech mining

Recent Trends in Technology Mining Approaches: Quantitative Analysis of GTM Conference Proceedings

This paper performs a quantitative analysis of trends in technology mining (TM) approaches using 5 years (2011–2015) of Global TechMining (GTM) conference proceedings as a data source. These proceedings are processed with a help of Vantage Point software, providing an … Continue reading

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Subject–action–object-based morphology analysis for determining the direction of technological change

Morphology analysis, despite being a strong stimulus for the development of new alternatives, largely relies on domain experts and neglects the relationships between keywords in the construction of morphological structures. In addition, there are few systematic approaches to prioritize the … Continue reading

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Semantic-Based Technology Trend Analysis

Technology trend analysis offers a flexible instrument to understand both opportunity and competition for emerging technologies. Semantic information is used in Science, Technology & Innovation (ST&I) records which makes the technology trend analysis more challenging. This paper proposes a semantic-based … Continue reading

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Some Latin American Plants Promising for the Cosmetic, Perfume and Flavor Industries

Medicinal plants have been used in the prevention, diagnosis, and elimination of diseases based on the practical experience of thousands of years. There is a pressing need to initiate and transform laboratory research into fruitful formulations leading to the development … Continue reading

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Map of science with topic modeling: Comparison of unsupervised learning and human-assigned subject classification

The delineation of coordinates is fundamental for the cartography of science, and accurate and credible classification of scientific knowledge presents a persistent challenge in this regard. We present a map of Finnish science based on unsupervised-learning classification, and discuss the … Continue reading

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Biomedical properties and potentiality of Lippia microphylla Cham. and its essential oils

Lippia microphylla Cham. (Verbanaceae) is an endemic underexploited Brazilian vegetal. This work reviewed the biological potentialities of Lippia microphylla, emphasizing the properties of essential oils (EOs) and analyzed scientific indicators about genus Lippia and L. microphylla. Databases from 1948 to … Continue reading

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A systematic method to create search strategies for emerging technologies based on the Web of Science: illustrated for ‘Big Data’

Bibliometric and “tech mining” studies depend on a crucial foundation—the search strategy used to retrieve relevant research publication records. Database searches for emerging technologies can be problematic in many respects, for example the rapid evolution of terminology, the use of … Continue reading

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Text Mining for Adverse Drug Events: the Promise, Challenges, and State of the Art

Text mining is the computational process of extracting meaningful information from large amounts of unstructured text. It is emerging as a tool to leverage underutilized data sources that can improve pharmacovigilance, including the objective of adverse drug event (ADE) detection … Continue reading

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Comparing methods to extract technical content for technological intelligence

We are developing indicators for the emergence of science and technology (S&T) topics. To do so, we extract information from various S&T information resources. This paper compares alternative ways of consolidating messy sets of key terms [e.g., using Natural Language … Continue reading

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Digging for gold with a simple tool: Validating text mining in studying electronic word-of-mouth (eWOM) communication

Text-based electronic word-of-mouth (eWOM) communication has increasingly become an important channel for consumers to exchange information about products and services. How to effectively utilize the enormous amount of text information poses a great challenge to marketing researchers and practitioners. This … Continue reading

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