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Data Analysis and Knowledge Discovery  2019, Vol. 3 Issue (5): 41-50    DOI: 10.11925/infotech.2096-3467.2018.1222
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Methods and Applications of Norwegian Model for Science and Technology Evaluation
Qiang Liu,Yunwei Chen,Zhiqiang Zhang
Chengdu Library and Information Center, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Chengdu 610041, China
Department of Library, Information and Archives Management, School of Economics and Management, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100190, China
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[Objective] This paper provides a comprehensive introduction to the Norwegian Model, aiming to promote the development of science and technology evaluation in China. [Methods] With case studies, this paper first discussed the implementation of the Norwegian Model, and the successful stories from regions outside of Norway. Then we explored the application of the Norwegian Model at various levels and subjects. Finally, we compared the Norwegian Model with two classic bibliometric measures. [Results] Six European countries used the Norwegian Model, a performance-based research funding system (PRFS), to promote their scientific publications. [Limitations] The Norwegian Model and its applications have been evolving, therefore, we are not able to discuss their future trends. [Conclusions] The Norwegian Model has some value in science and technology evaluation. More research is needed to explore its applications in China.

Key wordsNorwegian Model      Publication Points      Bibliometric      Research Funding     
Received: 04 November 2018      Published: 03 July 2019

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Qiang Liu,Yunwei Chen,Zhiqiang Zhang. Methods and Applications of Norwegian Model for Science and Technology Evaluation. Data Analysis and Knowledge Discovery, 2019, 3(5): 41-50.

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