Advances in Standardization Research (ASR)

Series Editor(s): Kai Jakobs (RWTH Aachen University, Germany)
ISSN: 2472-7296|EISSN: 2472-730X
Formerly Advances in IT Standards and Standardization Research (AITSSR)

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Description

Today, the technical, economic and regulatory importance of standards is no longer questioned. Standards allow complex technical systems to interoperate, they extend or even create markets and have been an important tool in the establishment of the European single market. The underlying standardization process provides a platform for pre-competitive co-operation and can support open innovation.

The Advances in Standardization Research (ASR) Book Series seeks to advance the available literature on the development, characteristics, deployment and value of standards. Highly multi-disciplinary standardization research provides deeper insight into the ways standards shape the environment within which they function and how, in turn, their development is shaped by the respective institutional and procedural environment. The series thus helps to better utilize standards for the improvement of organizational processes in both the private and the public sector. It also contributes to a better understanding of standardization processes and should thus enable a more effective and efficient development of more useful standards.

Topics Covered

  • Analyses of Standards-Setting Processes, Products, and Organization
  • Case Studies on Standardization
  • Conformity assessment
  • Descriptive Theory of Standardization
  • Economics of Standardization
  • Emerging roles of formal standards Organizations and consortia
  • Future of Standardization
  • Impacts of Market-Driven Standardization and Emerging Players
  • Intellectual Property Rights
  • Management of Standards
  • Managing Standardization Implementation
  • Multinational and Transnational Perspectives and Impacts
  • National, regional, international, and corporate standards strategies
  • Open source and standardization
  • Prescriptive Theory of Standardization
  • Risks of Standardization
  • Standardization and economic development
  • Standardization and Public Policy Formation
  • Standardization and Regulation
  • Standardization for Organizational Development
  • Standards and Technology Transfer
  • Standards for information infrastructures
  • Standards in the Private Sector
  • Standards in the Public Sector
  • Standards Research and Education Activities
  • Technological innovation and standardization
  • Tools and Services Supporting Improved Standardization
  • User-Related Issues

Titles in Series

Title list coming soon!

Editor(s) Biography

Kai Jakobs joined RWTH Aachen University’s Computer Science Department in 1985. His current research interests focus on various aspects of ICT standards and the underlying standardization process. Over time, he (co)- authored/edited a text book on communication networks and, more recently, seventeen books on ICT standardization. More than 200 of his papers have been published in conference proceedings, books, and journals. He has been on the program committee and editorial board of numerous international conferences and journals, respectively, and has served as an external expert on evaluation panels of various European R&D programs, on both technical and socio-economic issues. He is also Vice President of the European Academy for Standardisation (EURAS). Kai holds a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Edinburgh and is a Certified Standards Professional.

Editorial Advisory Board

Editor-in-Chief
Kai Jakobs, RWTH Aachen University, Germany

Editorial Advisory Board
Carl Cargill, Adobe Systems, United States
Geerten van de Kaa, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
Henk de Vries, Erasmus University, The Netherlands
Ian Graham, University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Jan Smits, Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands
Kalle Lyytinen, Case-Western Reserve University, United States
Knut Blind, Technische Universität Berlin, Germany
Mostafa Hashem Sherif, AT&T, United States
Richard Hawkins, University of Calgary, Canada
Robert van Wessel, ApexIS, The Netherlands
Stephan Gauch, Technische Universität Berlin, Germany
Tineke Egyedi, Delft Institute for Research on Standardization (DIRoS), The Netherlands
Vladislav Fomin, Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania
Willem Wakker, ACE, The Netherlands