LISS 2012 pp 799-804 | Cite as

The Evolution of Technical Cooperation Networks: A Perspective from Complex Network Theory

  • Ruize Gao
  • Zhenji Zhang
  • Dongpo Xiao
  • Xiaolan Guan
Conference paper


The system of cooperative enterprises has been increasingly complex and become difficult to be accurately described. From a network perspective, this paper tries to apply complex network theories to it. First, this paper builds an evolutionary model with consideration of real features. And through discussions on a number of parameters, this paper draws some practical conclusions.


Technical cooperation networks Complex networks Network evolution Technical innovation 



This paper is supported by National Natural Science Foundation of China. Project ID is: 71132008.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ruize Gao
    • 1
  • Zhenji Zhang
    • 1
  • Dongpo Xiao
    • 1
    • 2
  • Xiaolan Guan
    • 3
  1. 1.School of Economics and ManagementBeijing Jiaotong UniversityBeijingPeople’s Republic of China
  2. 2.China Agriculture Film and Television CenterBeijingPeople’s Republic of China
  3. 3.Beijing Institute of Graphic CommunicationBeijingPeople’s Republic of China

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