Decision Support System for R&D Management Problems

  • Alexey B. Petrovsky
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Economics and Mathematical Systems book series (LNE, volume 337)

Abstract

One of the major functions of bodies directing research activities is to define and pursue a scientific and technological policy which involves:
  • multiaspect analysis of the current state-of-the-art and trends in science and technology development;

  • ormulation of a system of long-range and short-term goals facing science and technology, to meet the needs of society and development of science per se;

  • selection and all-round evaluation of the research areas contributing to the accomplishment of the goals set, and determination of priority areas;

  • analysis and estimation of scientific and technological potential, its consistency with the problems solved, determination of the required resources and their allocation to contributors;

  • R&D coordination with regard to the cross-impact of different disciplines, their contribution to solution of scientific and practical problems;

  • advancement of research activities, promotion of the formulated policy implementation;

  • monitoring the scientific policy implementation, evaluation of progress in the goals accomplishment, exercising necessary adjustments.

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Alexey B. Petrovsky
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute for System StudiesUSSR Academy of SciencesMoscowUSSR

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