Roadmapping and i-Systems

  • Tieju Ma
  • Hongbin Yan
  • Yoshiteru Nakamori
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4490)


The abstract should summarize the contents of the paper and should contain at least 70 and at most 150 words. It should be set in 9-point font size and should be inset 1.0 cm from the right and left margins. There should be two blank (10-point) lines before and after the abstract. This document is in the required format. Roadmapping, as a strategic planning tool, is attracting increasing applications in industries. By applying the principles of Interactive Planning (IP), this paper puts forward a new solution for making personal academic research roadmaps. Then this paper introduces an ongoing project that is to develop a roadmapping support system based on the solution, and gives some considerations about applying the i-System Methodology for enhancing the knowledge creation in a roadmapping process.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tieju Ma
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • Hongbin Yan
    • 1
  • Yoshiteru Nakamori
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Knowledge Science, Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, 1-1 Asahidai, Tatsunokuchi, Ishikawa 923-1292Japan
  2. 2.Research Center on Data Technology and Knowledge Economy, CAS BeijingChina
  3. 3.International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, A-2361 LaxenburgAustria

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