Evaluation of Regional Innovation Networks: Based on Principal Component Analysis

Guo-yong MA


Regional Innovation Networks is becoming a main pattern in regional innovation and development. To figure out the characteristics of regional innovation networks, this paper is based on the sociology theory of networks relationship and structure analysis. It evaluates the whole situation of regional innovation networks of China and concludes that the degree of opening, the communication strength among the main innovation individuals within the region, the scale of the regional node, and so on, such kind of factors have great influences with the regional innovation networks. Above that, this paper also analyzes the reasons of existing problems and puts forward counterpart suggestions.Keywords: regional innovation networks; relationship; structure; principle component analysis Résumé:  Les réseaux régionaux d'innovation deviennent un motif principal du développment de l'innovation et de l’économie régionales. Pour déterminer les propriétés structurales et relationnelles des réseaux régionaux d'innovation, cet article analyse les caractéristiques des réseaux régionaux d’innovation en utilisant les théories sociologiques sur les relations et les structures de réseaux. Il évalue le niveau global des réseaux régionaux d’innovation en utilisant les méthodes d’analyse des composantes principales et en conclu que le dégré d’ouverture, l’intensité d’échanges entre les sujets d’innovation dans les réseaux régionaux et l’ampleur de noeud régional ont une influence importante sur les réseaux régionaux d'innovation. Sur cette base, l’article analyse également les problèmes existants et en donne des propositions.Mots-clés: réseaux régionaux d'innovation; relations; structures; analyse des composantes principales

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3968/j.css.1923669720100602.004


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