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Alan Porter

Search Technology / VantagePoint, USA

Alan Porter is Professor Emeritus of Industrial & Systems Engineering, and of Public Policy, at Georgia Tech, where he remains Co-director of the Technology Policy and Assessment Center. He is author of some 220 articles and books, including Tech Mining (Wiley, 2005). Current research emphasizes R&D profiling & assessment, competitive technical intelligence, and forecasting of emerging technology innovation pathways. He is also Director of R&D for Search Technology, Inc., Norcross, GA, USA.

Contributions

Auto Classification: Can/Should AI replace You? (II-SDV 2017) Tweet Mining: Is it Useful and Should we Bother? (II-SDV 2013) Sentiment Analysis: What your Choice of Words Says about your Company (II-SDV 2016) Tracking Technical Emergence: Can we Predict the Future? (II-SDV 2015)