WIS/COLLNET 2012 : Eighth International Conference on Webometrics, Informetrics and Scientometrics (WIS) & Thirteenth COLLNET Meeting
Call For Papers
Eighth International Conference on Webometrics, Informetrics and Scientometrics (WIS)
Thirteenth COLLNET Meeting
23-26 October, 2012, Seoul, Korea
Host : Korea Institute of Science and Technology Information (KISTI)
General Chair: Hildrun Kretschmer (Germany, China)
Local Chair : Honam Choi (South Korea)
Quantitative aspects of science of science. Collaboration and communication in science and in technology. Science policy. Combination and integration of qualitative and quantitative approaches.
Theoretical, methodological and applied aspects, for example:
Emerging issues in Scientometrics / Informetrics /webometrics and history
Science Policy and collaboration
Collaboration Studies for Science & Society
Collaboration, Knowledge Management & Industrial Partnership
Collaborative Bridge between Academic Research and Industry
Techniques for Collaboration Studies
Visualization Techniques in Collaboration Studies
Quantitative analysis of S&T innovations
Informetrics laws and distributions, mathematical models of communication or collaboration
Nature and growth of science and of collaboration in science and its relation with technological output
Collaboration in science and in technology from both quantitative and qualitative points of view
Please, note that these examples listed above give a broad outline of the scope of the workshop theme but do not limit it.
KISTI(http://www.kisti.re.kr) is a government-funded research institute designed to maximize the efficiency of science and technology R&D and support high-tech R&D for researchers
KISTI has laid the foundation for sophisticated R&D by collecting science and technology information from countries around the world and providing the information to companies and research institutions.
Also, KISTI has supplied customized information analysis service to enable researchers and small & medium sized companies to make a right decision on time and has contributed to maximizing research efficiency through building the worldclass super computing and research network.
Additionally, KISTI is helping researchers to generate excellent results through higher value-added information, advancement of research and the commercialization of science and is playing a key role in making Korea enter the line of developed nations by actively responding to the global science and technology paradigm, rapidly being converged and sophisticated.
COLLNET and ISSI
COLLNET is a global interdisciplinary research network of scholars who are concerned to study aspects of collaboration in science and in technology (see COLLNET web site at: http://www.collnet.de/). This network of interdisciplinary scholars was established in January 2000 in Berlin with Hildrun Kretschmer as coordinator. Since that time there have been twelve meetings: the first in Berlin, September 2000, the 2nd in New Delhi, February 2001 and the 3rd in Sydney (in association with the 8th ISSI Conference), July 2001. The former ISSI President Mari Davis has mentioned in the Newsletter, July 2003: Importantly, ISSI needs alliance with other groups, such as COLLNET, for broader reach among a range of interdisciplinary researchers and to encourage new thinking and perspectives on investigations in science and in technology. The 4th COLLNET Meeting took place on August 29th in 2003 in Beijing in conjunction with the 9th International ISSI Conference; the International Workshop on Webometrics, Informetrics and Scientometrics and 5th COLLNET Meeting in Roorkee, India, in March 2004. The 6th COLLNET Meeting took place in association with the 10th ISSI Conference in Stockholm, Sweden, in July 2005 and the International Workshop on Webometrics, Informetrics and Scientometrics and 7th COLLNET Meeting in Nancy, France, in May 2006. The Third International Conference on Webometrics, Informetrics, Scientometrics and Science and Society & Eighth COLLNET Meeting took place in New Delhi, India, in March 2007 (http://www.collnet-delhi.de), the Fourth International Conference on Webometrics, Informetrics and Scientometrics & Ninth COLLNET Meeting in Berlin, Germany in July 2008 (http://www.collnet-berlin.de) and the Fifth International Conference on Webometrics, Informetrics and Scientometrics & Tenth COLLNET Meeting in Dalian, China, in September 2009 (http://www.wiselab.cn/collnet-dalian).The Sixth International Conference on Webometrics, Informetrics and Scientometrics & Eleventh COLLNET Meeting took place in Mysore, India, in October 2010 and the Seventh International Conference on Webometrics, Informetrics and Scientometrics & Twelfth COLLNET Meeting in Istanbul, Turkey, in September 2011 (http://collnet.cs.bilgi.edu.tr/).
COLLNET Members http://www.collnet.de/
and Local Programme Committee
Extended Abstract (3 pages. Abstracts less than 2.5 pages are not accepted): April 15, 2012 (deadline)
Acceptance: May 15, 2012
Full Paper: July 30, 2012 (deadline)
(Camera-ready version, maximum 10 pages including tables, figures, references)
The extended abstracts will be peer reviewed by the Programme Committee. The accepted full papers will be published in the proceedings.
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