Notice of a Lecture of Prof. Alan Porter from Georgia Tech

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Invited by Prof. Sha Yongzhong of the School of Management, Prof. Alan L. Porter will visit the School and deliver a lecture for teachers and students.  Your presence is welcome.

Topic Tech Mining Methods and Practices to Forecast Innovation Pathway  

LecturerGeorgia Institute of Technology  Professor Alan Porter 

Time: 8:30-10:30 , May 15,2014

SiteThe first lecture hall, Xinglin Building

Brief Introduction to Prof. Alan Porter

In 1975 Alan L. Porter joined the School of Industrial & Systems Engineering at Georgia Tech, where he now serves as Professor Emeritus. He also is Professor Emeritus of Public Policy and co-directs the Technology Policy and Assessment Center at Georgia Tech.  Alan L. Porter uses Vantage Point software to “tech mine” database searches to Forecast Innovation Pathways for nanotechnology and other emerging technologies.   He and colleagues also pursue bibliometric measures, text mining, and science overlay maps to assess interdisciplinarity and research knowledge diffusion (R&D assessment). Current interests focus on computer-aided exploration of information in electronic Science & Technology databases.