CALL FOR PAPERS:,VII INTERNATIONAL SEMINAR ON THE QUANTITATIVE AND QUALITATIVE STUDY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY “Prof. GILBERTO SOTOLONGO AGUILAR”
Isidro F. Aguillo
isidro.aguillo at CCHS.CSIC.ES
Thu Dec 12 07:53:04 EST 2013
CALL FOR PAPERS
VII INTERNATIONAL SEMINAR ON THE QUANTITATIVE AND QUALITATIVE STUDY OF
SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY “Prof. GILBERTO SOTOLONGO AGUILAR”
16-17 April, 2014 Havana, Cuba
This is the seventh edition of the international seminar held under the
auspices of the biennial INFO congress. The first seminar took place on
April 25, 2002 and has been held every two years since then to provide a
forum for the identification of institutions and research interests in
the field as well as a space for discussion between the different
researchers and actors that participate in this important area of work.
Additional information on the seminar and the papers presented in
previous editions can be found at http://www.dynamics.unam.edu/alci/
Due to the success achieved by the seminar and as petitioned by the
participants the organizing committee of INFO considers the seminar as a
permanent part of their congress. The seventh seminar will take place on
the 16th and 17th of April within INFO 2014 International Congress of
Information, at the Palacio de las Convenciones, Havana, Cuba, from
The scientific committee invites interested researchers and colleagues
to send research studies, review papers and case studies completed or in
progress, related to the quantitative and/or qualitative studies of
science and technology. Bibliometric, Scientometric, Informetric,
Patentometric, and Webometric studies are of particular relevance,
without discounting the importance of qualitative analytical methods and
Relevant topics for the VII seminar are:
• Scientific communication models (systems approaches, mathematical
• Patterns of communication, collaboration, information flows in S &
T, migration (citation analysis, journal impact factors, national and
international flows, etc.)
• Scientific production (disciplines, gender studies, research
departments, institutes, countries, etc.)
• Literature dynamics (history, growth, obsolescence, scattering, S &
T relations, etc.)
• Indicators to support decision making in science policy (economics,
organization and management, information and communication technologies,
resource management, foresight, impact, evaluation)
• Visualization and organization of information for bibliometrics,
scientometrics and webmetrics/cybermetrics.
• Theoretical aspects of the qualitative and quantitative study of
science and technology.
• Analysis, design and application of software.
• Data and text mining techniques in indicator construction.
Colleagues interested in presenting their work at the Seminar should
send their contributions clearly indicating the names of the authors,
their institutional adscriptions and including: (1) abstract (2)
background (3) objectives (4) methodology/focus (5) main results (final
or expected) and conclusions (6) references. Although Spanish is the
official language of the seminar papers in other languages (Portuguese
or English) will be accepted at the discretion of the Organizing Committee.
Submission of full papers: by January 15th, 2014
Notification of acceptance: by February 15th, 2014
Contributions should be sent electronically to seminario at finlay.edu.cu.
For more information on formatting requirements for the full papers
(length, font, structure, summary, keywords, etc.) as well as general
information on the INFO Congress (registration, hotel reservations,
etc.) please visit the official congress website: www.congreso-info.cu
Dra. Jane M. Russell
Instituto de Investigaciones Bibliotecológicas y de la Información,
UNAM, Torre II de Humanidades, Piso 11 04510, México, D. F. Tel.
(52)-55-5623-0363 Fax.(52)-55-55550-7461 jrussell at unam.mx
Dra. Maria V. Guzmán
Instituto Finlay Ave. 27 #19805, Lisa P.O. Box 16017, Cod. 11600 La
Habana, Cuba Tel. 53 7 2717452 Fax. 53 7 2720809 mvguzman at finlay.edu.cu
MID. Isidro Aguillo
Centro de Ciencias Humanas y Sociales - Consejo Superior de
Investigaciones Científicas C/Albasanz, 26-28. Madrid 28037. (España).
TEL: 34 91 602 23 00 FAX: 34 91 602 29 71 isidro.aguillo at csic.es
Dr. Francisco Collazo
Cinvestav, Departamento de Física. Av IPN 2508 Col. San Pedro Zacatenco
México, D.F. CP 07360 Tel: (55) 5747-3800 Fax: (55) 5747-3838
fcollazo at fis.cinvestav.mx
Dr. Rogério Mugnaini
Universidade de São Paulo Escola de Artes, Ciencias e Humanidades.
Avenida Arlindo Bettio, 03828-000 - Sao Paulo, Brasil Tel: (11) 30911015
mugnaini at usp.br
Isidro F. Aguillo, HonDr.
The Cybermetrics Lab, IPP-CSIC
isidro.aguillo at csic.es
Scholar Citations: SaCSbeoAAAAJ
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