Growth, Development and Structural Change of Innovator Networks: The Case of Jena

@inproceedings{Cantner2007GrowthDA,
  title={Growth, Development and Structural Change of Innovator Networks: The Case of Jena},
  author={Uwe Cantner and Holger Thomas Graf},
  year={2007}
}
We attempt to extend the static analysis of innovator networks by providing case study based insights into the dynamic, developmental or evolutionary pattern of such networks. In the theoretical part, we develop some building blocs that are considered central to a theory of network evolution. Especially, we focus on the growth of innovator networks and their structural change over time, i.e. how new relationships come into existence and existing ties are cut, how new actors join the system, and… CONTINUE READING

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