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Patent citation network analysis
Lee, Minjung; Kim, Yongdai; Jang, Woncheol;
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The development of technology has changed the world drastically. Patent data analysis helps to understand modern technology trends and predict prospective future technology. In this paper, we analyze the patent citation network using the USPTO data between 1985 and 2012 to identify technology trends. We use network centrality measures that include a PageRank algorithm to find core technologies and identify groups of technology with similar properties with statistical network models.
patent citation;prospective technology;PageRank algorithm;stochastic block model;latent space model;
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