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dc.contributor.authorGraf, Holgeren_US
dc.date.accessioned2009-10-21en_US
dc.date.accessioned2010-05-20T14:34:12Z-
dc.date.available2010-05-20T14:34:12Z-
dc.date.issued2009en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/32603-
dc.description.abstractWe analyze the development of the German knowledge base measured by co-classifications of patents by German inventors and relate this technological development to changes in the structure of the underlying inventor networks. Our central hypothesis states that technologies which become more central to the knowledge base are also characterized by a higher connectedness of the inventor network. We exemplify our theoretical considerations in a comparative study of two patenting fields - information technology and semiconductors. It turns out that information technology shows the highest increases in patents but shows no of a key technology. Contrary, semiconductors develops towards a key technology, despite a moderate increase in the number of patents. The dynamic analysis of inventor networks in both fields shows an increasing connectedness and the emergence of a large component in semiconductors but not in information technology, which is in line with our expectations.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aUniv. [u.a.] |cJenaen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aJena economic research papers |x2009,059en_US
dc.subject.jelO31en_US
dc.subject.jelZ13en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordKnowledge relatednessen_US
dc.subject.keywordInnovator networksen_US
dc.subject.keywordInterdisciplinary researchen_US
dc.subject.keywordPatentsen_US
dc.subject.keywordKey Technologyen_US
dc.subject.stwWissenen_US
dc.subject.stwWissenstransferen_US
dc.subject.stwErfindungen_US
dc.subject.stwSoziales Netzwerken_US
dc.subject.stwPatentrechten_US
dc.subject.stwSchlüsselsektoren_US
dc.subject.stwInformationstechniken_US
dc.subject.stwHalbleiteren_US
dc.subject.stwDeutschlanden_US
dc.titleInventor networks in emerging key technologies: Information technology vs. semiconductorsen_US
dc.type|aWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn610739352en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungen-

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