Network Analysis by the Codesnet Approach

  • Dario Antonelli
  • Agostino Villa
Part of the IFIP — The International Federation for Information Processing book series (IFIPAICT, volume 243)


The paper approaches the problem of analyzing complex industrial bodies like the clusters of enterprises in order to evaluate their performances. The analysis is based on a formal model of a cluster of SMEs, represented in terms of its structure, its organization and its interactions with the outside. The paper aims at giving a comprehensive presentation of the evaluation approach to network organization developed in the EU-funded Coordination Action CODESNET (Collaborative DEmand & Supply NETwork), as well as of the “analysis road map” developed on the SME network model itself. A case study derived by an Italian industrial district is used to validate the proposed analysis approach.


Supply Chain Innovation Program Industrial District Collaborative Network Support Agency 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dario Antonelli
    • 1
  • Agostino Villa
    • 1
  1. 1.Politecnico di TorinoTorinoItaly

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