Measuring Growth Potential of Communities in the Patent Citation Network

Abstract

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) requires inventors who submit patents to include citations to preexisting patents containing similar solutions to the technical problem the patent is solving. This has resulted in a massive network of connected technological ideas spanning decades, and serves as an invaluable proxy to measure and model… (More)

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@inproceedings{Chen2014MeasuringGP, title={Measuring Growth Potential of Communities in the Patent Citation Network}, author={Roger B. Chen and Jichan Park and Alexander Smith}, year={2014} }