Journal of Information Resources Management ›› 2012, Vol. 2 ›› Issue (3): 64-71.

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Research Focuses, Evolution of Themes and Methods in Disciplines of Technical Economics & Management:The Knowledge Map Construction Based on Information Visualization

Bao Chengming Zong Qianjin Yuan Qinjian   

  • Received:2012-07-04 Online:2012-09-26 Published:2012-09-26


Based on the dataset of “Technical Economics and Management” in CSSCI, by using the information visualization tools, this paper constructed the knowledge map from three dimensions: research focus, theme evolution and method. The results showed that:(1) the research focuses were technological innovation, technological progress, economic growth, project management, the Economics of technology, independent innovation, assets evaluation, high-tech industries and technology import; (2) the previous research focused on the technological progress, however, current research paid more attention to technological innovation, project management and independent innovation; (3) AHP and DEA were widely used, and empirical research methods had gained more attention and widely applied.

Key words: Technical economics and management,  Theme evolution,  Research focus,  Knowledge map

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