A general framework for analysing diversity in science, technology and society
Volume: 4, Issue: 15, Pages: 707 - 719
Published: Feb 27, 2007
This paper addresses the scope for more integrated general analysis of diversity in science, technology and society. It proposes a framework recognizing three necessary but individually insufficient properties of diversity. Based on 10 quality criteria, it suggests a general quantitative non-parametric diversity heuristic. This allows the systematic exploration of diversity under different perspectives, including divergent conceptions of...