The IUP Journal of Knowledge Management

ISSN: 0972-9216

A 'peer reviewed' journal indexed on Cabell's Directory, and also distributed by EBSCO and Proquest Database

It is a quarterly journal that focuses on Product knowledge, Services knowledge, Process knowledge, Customer knowledge and Knowledge assets; Developing appropriate culture for knowledge management; Integrating learning and knowledge infrastructure; Linking knowledge management to performance; IT tools for developing knowledge management; Policy initiatives and Strategy for better knowledge management.

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Focus Areas
  • Product Knowledge
  • Services Knowledge
  • Process Knowledge
  • Customer Knowledge
  • Knowledge Assets
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Knowledge Management in the European Union: Could It Improve Competitiveness?
Patents for NLP Software:An Empirical Review
Contents : (Oct'20)

Knowledge Management in the European Union: Could It Improve Competitiveness?
Magdolna Csath

Knowledge is the currency for any nation as it can be used for achieving sustainable development and competitiveness. Knowledge has to be created, maintained and nurtured, in other words, managed. Knowledge management is a well-known practice for businesses, but it is less elaborated as theory and practice at the national or regional level. This paper argues that the objective of the European Union (EU) to become a knowledge-based and competitive region requires knowledge management throughout the region, which is not a tangible practice at present. The EU is interested rather in harmonizing industrial policy and financial and banking practices, and delegate knowledge creation and management to the member states. In conclusion, knowledge management practices are very different in the member states. In Central and Eastern Europe, for example, human resources are utilized for the advantage of the value chain operations of the corporations from the developed countries of the EU. This paper argues that a system with weak elements cannot be successful in the long run. Therefore, if Europe wants to be a harmoniously developing and competitive entity, it has to nurture and develop human capital in a balanced manner in every member country. Otherwise, parts of the Union will develop slowly, and may be stuck in the so-called middle income trap, creating not only economic but also social development problems for the EU.

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Patents for NLP Software:An Empirical Review
Brian Haney

Natural Language Processing (NLP) patents are one of the fastest growing niche segments in the technology patent marketplace. NLP technologies power the latest in Artificial Intelligence (AI) applications. For example, NLP technology supports Apple's Siri, Amazon's Alexa, and Facebook's friend recommendation system. Yet, while the literature on software patents is visibly scaling-the literature specifically focused on NLP patents is non-existent. This paper draws on a growing body of computational linguistics, intellectual property, and technology law scholarship to provide novel NLP patent analysis and critique. Further, this paper contributes the first empirical NLP patent review, including novel software descriptions, market modeling, and legal analysis relating to patent claims. First, this paper discusses the two main technical approaches to developing NLP software. Second, this paper models an evolving NLP patent dataset, offering economic insights, legal claims analysis, and patent valuation strategies.

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