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Entropy Statistics as a Framework to Analyse Technological Evolution

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  • Frenken, K.

    (URU, Utrecht University)

  • Nuvolari, A.

    (ECIS, Eindhoven University of Technology)

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Paper provided by Eindhoven Center for Innovation Studies (ECIS) in its series Eindhoven Center for Innovation Studies (ECIS) working paper series with number 02.15.

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Date of creation: 2002
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Keywords: entropy; statistics; technological evolution;

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Cited by:
  1. Emilia Tomczyk, 2012. "Information content of survey data: applications of entropy and dissimilarity measures," Working Papers 62, Department of Applied Econometrics, Warsaw School of Economics.
  2. Lim, A., 2002. "Standards Setting Processes in ICT: The Negotiations Approach," Eindhoven Center for Innovation Studies (ECIS) working paper series 02.19, Eindhoven Center for Innovation Studies (ECIS).
  3. Lim, A., 2003. "Inter-firm Alliances during Pre-standardization in ICT," Working Papers 03.03, Eindhoven Center for Innovation Studies.
  4. Keizer, J.A. & Vos, J.P., 2003. "Diagnosing risks in new product development," Eindhoven Center for Innovation Studies (ECIS) working paper series 03.11, Eindhoven Center for Innovation Studies (ECIS).
  5. Frenken, K. & Nuvolari, A., 2003. "The Early Development of the Steam Engine: An Evolutionary Interpretation using Complexity Theory," Eindhoven Center for Innovation Studies (ECIS) working paper series 03.15, Eindhoven Center for Innovation Studies (ECIS).
  6. Mirko Titze & Matthias Brachert & Alexander Kubis, 2011. "The Identification of Regional Industrial Clusters Using Qualitative Input-Output Analysis (QIOA)," Regional Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 45(1), pages 89-102.
  7. Jackie Krafft & Francesco Quatraro & Pier Paolo Saviotti, 2011. "The knowledge-base evolution in biotechnology: a social network analysis," Economics of Innovation and New Technology, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 20(5), pages 445-475.
  8. Silverberg, G. & Verspagen, B., 2003. "Brewing the future: stylized facts about innovation and their confrontation with a percolation model," Working Papers 03.06, Eindhoven Center for Innovation Studies.
  9. Krafft, Jackie & Quatraro, Francesco & Saviotti, Paolo, 2009. "The Evolution of Knowledge Base in Knowledge-Intensive Sectors: Social Network Analysis of Biotechnology," Department of Economics and Statistics Cognetti de Martiis LEI & BRICK - Laboratory of Economics of Innovation "Franco Momigliano", Bureau of Research in Innovation, Complexity and Knowledge, Collegio 200909, University of Turin.
  10. Krafft, Jackie & Quatraro, Francesco & Saviotti, Paolo, 2009. "Evolution of the Knowledge Base in Knowledge Intensive Sectors," Department of Economics and Statistics Cognetti de Martiis LEI & BRICK - Laboratory of Economics of Innovation "Franco Momigliano", Bureau of Research in Innovation, Complexity and Knowledge, Collegio 200906, University of Turin.
  11. Francesco Quatraro, 2012. "The Co-Evolution of Knowledge and Economic Structure: Evidence from European Regions," GREDEG Working Papers 2012-16, Groupe de REcherche en Droit, Economie, Gestion (GREDEG CNRS), University of Nice Sophia Antipolis.

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