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Scientometrics

, Volume 105, Issue 1, pp 323–335 | Cite as

‘Technology Mining’ bibliometrics analysis: applying network analysis and cluster analysis

  • Farshad Madani
Article

Introduction

According to advances in text mining methods and tools, technology mining, or its brevity ‘tech mining’, is one of recent research areas progressively emerged in technology management area. Over past two decades, this area has been attractive for many scholars in business management, technology management, and computer science departments. The majority of tech mining applications is concentrated on analyzing patents which is also called patent mining by some scholars; moreover, there are some researchers reported tech mining applied to other types of technological documents like R&D reports (Porter and Newman 2011).

Porter as one of pioneers in technology mining has defined ‘tech mining’ in his book (Porter and Cunningham 2005): the application of text mining toolsto science and technology information, informed by understanding of technological innovation processes.Therefore, tech mining has two significant characteristics: (1) using ‘text mining tools’, (2) applied for...

Keywords

Network Analysis Text Mining Citation Analysis Patent Citation Eigenvector Centrality 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Portland State UniversityPortlandUSA

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