Mining the Automotive Industry: A Network Analysis of Corporate Positioning and Technological Trends

  title={Mining the Automotive Industry: A Network Analysis of Corporate Positioning and Technological Trends},
  author={Niklas Stoehr and Fabian Braesemann and Michael Frommelt and Shi Zhou},
  journal={Economics of Networks eJournal},
The digital transformation is driving revolutionary innovations and new market entrants threaten established sectors of the economy such as the automotive industry. Following the need for monitoring shifting industries, we present a network-centred analysis of car manufacturer web pages. Solely exploiting publicly-available information, we con- struct large networks from web pages and hyperlinks. The network properties disclose the internal corporate positioning of the three largest automotive… 

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