Program of the Second Berlin Workshop on Scientometrics and Informetrics:
Collaboration in Science and in Technology and First COLLNET Meeting

1-4 September, 2000
Freie Universität Berlin, Germany

Conference Hotel "Zum Grünen Turm"
Hohen Neuendorf

Thursday, August 31
Registration: 1:00-8:00 p.m.
Opening Party: 8:00 p.m.

Friday, September 1
10:00 - 10:05 a.m.

10:05 - 10:15 a.m.

Kretschmer, Hildrun (Berlin, Germany)

Plenary Session 1
Chair: Margriet Jansz (Utrecht, The Netherlands)
10:15- 11:00 a.m. KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Beaver, Donald deB. (Williamstown, USA)
Reflections on scientific collaborations (and its study): Past, present and prospective

Coffee Break

11:00-11:15 a.m.

Plenary Session 1 (continued)
11:15-12:30 a.m. KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Kochhar, Rajesh (New Delhi, India)
Collaboration in science and technology: A historical and civilizational perspective

Kretschmer, Hildrun (Berlin, Germany),
Liang, Liming (Xinxiang, China),
Kundra, Ramesh (New Delhi, India)
Collaboration in science and in technology: Foundation of a global interdisciplinary research network (COLLNET) with Berlin as the virtual center



Plenary Session 2

Chair: Aparna Basu (New Delhi, India)
1:30-3:00 p.m. KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Davis, Mari (Sydney, Australia)
Concepción S. Wilson, (Sydney, Australia)
Vision sciences as a collaborative enterprise: Issues of multidisciplinarity, convergence and emergence

Glänzel, Wolfgang (Budapest, Hungary):
International scientific collaboration in a changing Europe. A bibliometric analysis of co-authorship patterns of eleven East Central European countries in the 90s

Wagner-Döbler, Roland (Berlin and Augsburg, Germany)
Continuity and discontinuity of collaboration behaviour since 1800 - from a bibliometric point of view
Havemann, Frank (Berlin Germany),
Gisela Look (Berlin, Germany)
Web Site of the Second Berlin Workshop

Poster Session
3:20-4:00 p.m.
Posters: Czerwon, Hans-Jürgen (Berlin, Germany)
Scientific collaboration between EU and economies in transition: A bibliometric trend analysis of the nineties

Johannes, Jan (Berlin, Germany),
Holger Heitsch (Berlin, Germany)
Programming of a complex structure measure for social groups

Kretschmer, Hildrun (Berlin, Germany,)
Ronald Rousseau (Oostende,Belgium)
Author inflation leads to a breakdown of Lotka´s law

Kretschmer, Hildrun (Berlin, Germany)
Distribution of co-author couples in journals - "Continuation" of Lotka´s law on the 3rd dimension

Kundra, Ramesh (New Delhi, India),
Dimiter Tomov (Varna, Bulgaria)
Types of collaboration of Indian and Bulgarian research in epidemiology of neoplasms in Medline for 1966-1999

Lange, Lydia (Berlin, Germany)
Primary-author citation indexing:
A source of distortion for citation analyses?

Rousseau, Ronald (Oostende, Belgium)
Are multi-authored articles cited more than single-authored ones?
Are collaborations with authors from other countries more cited than collaborations within the country?
A case study

Schilling, Martin (Berlin, Germany)
Development and structure in co-authorship networks

Sightseeing Berlin

4:00-10:00 p.m.


7:00 p.m.



10:00 p.m.

Saturday, September 2

Session 1: Basic Issues

Chair: Ronald Rousseau (Oostende, Belgium)
9:00-10:45 a.m. Matzat, Uwe (Groningen, The Netherlands)
Academic communication and Internet discussion groups:
Transfer of information or creation of new contacts?

Schulze, Annedore (Potsdam, Germany)
Conflicts and cooperation during the genesis of scientific innovations

Liang, Liming (Xinxiang, China),
Kretschmer, Hildrun (Berlin, Germany),
Yongzheng Guo. (Xinxiang, China),
Hongjiang Yue, (Xinxiang, China)
Age structure of co-authors in Chinese information science

Katz, J. Sylvan (Brighton, UK)
Collaboration, self-similarity and scale-independent policy

Coffee Break

10:45 -11:00 a.m.

Session 1: Basic Issues (continued)

Chair: Jane Russell (Mexico-City, Mexico)
11:00-1:00 p.m. Wenzel, Vera (Berlin, Germany)
Complex systems in natural science and humanities

Zitt, Michel (Paris, France),
Elise Bassecoulard (Nantes, France),
Yoshiko Okubo (France)
Geographic proximity and science collaboration networks in EU: A preliminary investigation

Ahrweiler, Petra (Bielefeld, Germany)
A simulation of conceptual collaboration in science

Mutschke, Peter (Bonn, Germany)
The interaction of cognitive structures and cooperation behavior in scientific communities

1:00-2:00 p.m.

Session 1: Basic Issues (continued)

Chair: Michel Zitt (Paris, France)
2:00-3:45 p.m. Fuchs-Kittowski, Klaus (Berlin, Germany)
Knowledge co-production - and telecooperation - convergence of computing, communication and coded contend and the generation of meaning

Dalpe, Robert (Montréal, Canada),
Élaine Gauthier (Ottawa, Canada)
Mapping an Emerging Field - the Case of Nanotechnologies

Umstätter, Walther (Berlin, Germany)
The virtual assembly line for cooperative knowledge production with an international division of labour

Maltras, Bruno (Salamanca, Spain)
Evolution of scientific collaboration in Spain: 1981-1999

Devadason, Francis F. (Pathumthani, Thailand)
Faceted alphabetico-hierarchically organized objects system for organizing and accessing internet resources

Coffee Break

3:45-4:00 p.m.

Session 2: Collaboration in Technology

Chair: Martina Brandt (Berlin, Germany)
4:00-5:30 p.m. Khan, Mohsin U. (New Delhi, India)
Growth of software industry in India as a result of cooperation and collaboration in technology with other developed countries

Fuglsang, Lars (Copenhagen, Denmark)
Innovation management and entrepreneurship

Bhattacharya, Sujit (New Delhi, India)
Does collaboration change the orientation of research? A scientometric investigation

Coffee Break
5:30-6:00 p.m.

Session 3: Special Aspects of Collaboration I

Chair: Bruno Maltras (Salamanca, Spain)
6:00-8:00 p.m. Liu, Zeyuan (Dalian, China)
On scientometric-based science of science for institutional system

Rao, Ravichandra I.K. (Bangalore, India)
Time taken to receive the first citation by single and multiple authored papers:
An analysis

Lüdtke, Karl-Heinz (Weimar, Germany)
The production of new scientific facts and the development of researchers` intercourse

Sangam, S. L. (Dharwad, India)
Collaboration research in psychology in India :
A scientometric study


8:30 p.m

Sunday, September 3

Session 4: Collaboration in different Countries, Regions and Fields

Chair: Liming Liang (Xinxiang, China)
9:00-10:45 a.m. Arunachalam, Subbiah (Chennai, India),
M. Jindra Doss (Chennai, India)
Mapping international collaboration in science in Asia through coauthorship analysis

Russell, Jane M.,
Liberman, Sofia and Reyna-Espinosa,
Felipe Rafael (Mexico-City, Mexico)
Communication models of scientists from the National University of Mexico working in different fields - A project proposal

Tomov, Dimiter T. (Varna, Bulgaria)
and Sevdalina Gerasimova (Varna, Bulgaria)
Interdisciplinary collaboration patterns in memory research - a computerized historiography in MEDLINE (1966-1999)

Haritash, Nirmal (New Delhi, India)
Inter-state collaboration in science and technology in India:
A scientometric analysis of parliament questions

Coffee Break

10:45 - 11:00 a.m.

Session 4: Collaboration in different Countries, Regions and Fields

Chair: I.K. Ravichandra Rao (Bangalore, India)
11:00. -1:00 p.m. Wang, Yan, Wu Yishan (Beijing, China)
Status and Trend of Scientific and Technical Collaboration between People´s Republic of China and Commonwealth of Australia: An analysis of Scientific and Technical Papers Co-authored by Chinese and Australian

Basu, Aparna (New Delhi, India),
Ritu Aggarwal, (New Delhi, India)
International collaboration in science in India and its impact on institutional performance

Bihui, Jin (Beijing, China)
The development of Chinese scientometric indicators

Nagpal, M. P. K. (New Delhi, India)
Inter-institutional linkages in biotechnology research in India - a structural analysis


1:00-2:00 p.m.

Session 5: Collaboration and Transformation of Science in Eastern Europe

Chair: Dimiter Tomov (Varna, Bulgaria)
2:00-3:40 p.m. Markusova, Valentina (Russia)
Collaboration between Russian and western scientists

Laudel, Grit, Jochen Gläser (Germany)
Outsider, peers, and stars: Analysing scientists' integration into scientific communities with scientometric indicators

Kavunenko, Lidiya (Ukraine),
Oleksandr Luqovyy (Ukraine)
New sources of the scientific co-operation: Case of Ukraine

Onoprienko, Valentin, Kavunenko, Lidiya (Ukraine)
S&T indicators in the transformations of the Ukrainian science system

Coffe Break

3:40-4:00 p.m.

Session 5: Collaboration and Transformation of Science in Eastern Europe (continued)

Chair: Valentina Markusova (Moscow, Russia)
4:00-5:00 p.m. Must, Ülle (Tartu, Estonia)
Cooperation of Estonian research institutions
(Comparative study of co-authorship and co-partnership)

Havemann, Frank (Berlin, Germany)
Collaboration behaviour of Berlin life scientists before and after the fall of the Wall in 1989

Session 3 (continued from saturday): Special Aspects of Collaboration II

Chair: Sylvan Katz (Brighton, United Kingdom)
5:00-6:00p.m. Nagpaul, P.S. (New Delhi, India)
Exploring the effect of research fields on the pattern of regional cooperation in science

Leydesdorff, Loet (Amsterdam, The Netherlands)
'Innovation' in a triple helix of university-industry-government relations as a subject for 'science and technology studies'

Round Table Discussion

6:00-7:00 p.m.


7:00 p.m.

Monday, September 4
First COLLNET Meeting
(Closed session for Principal Investigators)


9:00 a.m.

FREIE UNIVERSITÄT BERLIN: Co-authorship patterns in work reports

Session 1: Collaboration in Science and in Technology: Foundation of the global interdisciplinary research network (COLLNET) with Berlin as the virtual center

Chair: Hildrun Kretschmer (COLLNET Co-ordinator, Berlin, Germany)

Coffee Break

10:00-10:30 a.m.

Session 2: Discussion of the ´Tentative Agreement of the COLLNET Principal Investigators´and conclusion



Session 3: Present and future joint projects (Discussion and conclusion)

Chair: Roland Wagner-Döbler (Berlin and Augsburg, Germany)

Coffee Break

3:30 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

Session 3 (continued)