Patrick Herron
Senior Research Scientist of Information Science + Studies

Current Research Interests

Humanities-based & semiotics-based approaches to text mining & artificial intelligence; media theory; information science; data studies; culture mining; poiesis in topic modeling and deep learning; computationally-assisted reading of very large text collections; historiographic theory & method; quantitative assessment of innovation systems & science & technology policies at individual, institutional, local, regional, national, and global scales; creative industries and innovation systems; the emergence of nanoscience, nanotechnology, nanomedicine, and nanocellulose; nano supply chains; games; art markets; intellectual property; sociometry of invention; platform studies; optical computing; poetics; poetry; alt-metrics; new media art; open scholarship.

Current Appointments & Affiliations

Contact Information

  • 114 S. Buchanan Blvd, Smith Warehouse Bay 11 Room A241, Durham, NC 27708-0766
  • Box 90766, Smith Warehouse Bay 11 2nd Fl, Room A241, Durham, NC 27708-0766
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