Topic “evolution”

Conference/workshop presentation

Research diversity - 3

Andrea Scharnhorst has participated, as invited expert, in a meeting on "Research diversity and bibliometrics", September 30-October1, 2011 organized by the Institute for Library and Information Sciences, Humboldt-University Berlin. She gave a talk on "Evolution of the category system in wikipedia" (Based on work of the Knowledge Space Lab).

30/09/2011 - 01/10/2011,
Visitor stays from other institution

Sociophysics and Infophysics

Serge Galam, a pioneer of the application of concepts and models from theoretical physics to social phenomena visited the VKS and discussed possibilities to better understand the survival of innovations (in a broad sense reaching from new ideas to new technologies) under unfavorite conditions. Serge who has contributed to understanding the dynamics of societal debates such as around global warming has recently also published in the field of scientometrics. See http://arxiv.org/abs/1007.3708

10/10/2010,
Conference/workshop presentation

Research diversity - 2

Andrea Scharnhorst has participated, as invited expert, in a meeting on "Research diversity and bibliometrics", September 23-24, organized by the Institute for Library and Information Sciences, Humboldt-University Berlin. She gave a talk on "Representations of orders of knowledge" (co-authored with Almila Akdag, Cheng Gao, Krzysztof Sucheski, and Richard Smiraglia).

23/09/2010 - 24/09/2010,

Thurner, Stefan

Stefan Thurner is full professor for Science of Complex Systems at the Medical University of Vienna, where he founded the Complex Systems Research Group (now Section for Science of Complex Systems) in 2003. Since 2007 he is external professor at the Santa Fe institute.

Institution: 
Section for Science of Complex Systems - Medical University of Vienna
Country: 
Austria
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