Mining Application Development for Research

  • Johannes Fähndrich
  • Sebastian Ahrndt
  • Sahin Albayrak
Part of the Advances in Intelligent and Soft Computing book series (AINSC, volume 156)


Nowadays, many research institutes are largely dependent on third party funding. This situation leads to practical work or in other words project work which exceeds the research typical proof of concept implementation. As we were tired of seeing a downward trend in the number of accepted application oriented (full) papers in the major agent conference, we conducted a survey to provide evidence for the thesis that researchers can gain relevant benefits from project work for their research work. Hence, in this paper, we present the results of this survey and discuss different scientific questions researchers should ask themselves during project work.


Mean Deviation Practical Work Project Work Creative Destruction Application Paper 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Johannes Fähndrich
    • 1
  • Sebastian Ahrndt
    • 1
  • Sahin Albayrak
    • 1
  1. 1.DAI-LaborTechnische Universität BerlinBerlinGermany

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