Authors: D. Campisi, C. Tesauro, A. Vulterini
Addresses: Istituto di Analisi dei Sistemi e Informatica, CNR, viale Manzoni 30, 00185, Rome, Italy. ' Istituto di Pianificazione e Gestione del Territorio, CNR, via P. Castellino 111, 80131 Naples, Italy. ' SIP, Direzione Generale, via della Vignaccia 45, 00163 Rome, Italy
Abstract: This paper analyses the development of telecommunication technologies in the main EEC countries in the period 1980-1989. Time series and cross-section data are analysed to evidence the different national behaviours. Furthermore, integrated centrality indices are computed to focus the different abilities in the adoption of advanced technologies. Finally, a cross-national forecasting exercise is performed and the incoming effects wave of innovations in telematics discussed.
Keywords: centrality; forecasting; innovation; transport; telematics; telecommunications technology; Europe.
International Journal of Computer Applications in Technology, 1994 Vol.7 No.1/2, pp.38 - 46
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