Accession Number : ADA610627


Title :   Identification and Analysis of Technology Emergence Using Patent Classification


Corporate Author : RAND NATIONAL DEFENSE RESEARCH INST SANTA MONICA CA


Personal Author(s) : Eusebi, Christopher A ; Silberglitt, Richard


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a610627.pdf


Report Date : Jan 2014


Pagination or Media Count : 14


Abstract : This report describes a new method for studying the emergence of technologies through the analysis of the relationships between patent applications and issued patents and their assigned classifications and subclassifications, which represents the network of connections between different technology areas. These classifications have been defined by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and patent organizations in other countries and regions.


Descriptors :   *PATENT APPLICATIONS , *PATENTS , CLASSIFICATION , IDENTIFICATION , NETWORKS , ORGANIZATIONS , TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER , TIME DEPENDENCE


Subject Categories : Information Science


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE