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Research Article

The Impact of Boundary Spanning Scholarly Publications and Patents

  • Xiaolin Shi mail,

    shixl@umich.edu

    Affiliation: Department of EECS, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America

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  • Lada A. Adamic,

    Affiliation: School of Information, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America

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  • Belle L. Tseng,

    Affiliation: Yahoo Inc., Sunnyvale, California, United States of America

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  • Gavin S. Clarkson

    Affiliation: University of Houston Law Center, Houston, Texas, United States of America

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  • Published: August 18, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0006547

About the Authors

Xiaolin Shi
Department of EECS, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America
Lada A. Adamic
School of Information, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America
Belle L. Tseng
Yahoo Inc., Sunnyvale, California, United States of America
Gavin S. Clarkson
University of Houston Law Center, Houston, Texas, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: shixl@umich.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: XS LA BT. Performed the experiments: XS LA. Analyzed the data: XS LA. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: BT GC. Wrote the paper: XS LA BT GC.