Istituto di Scienze e Tecnologie della CognizioneGovernment


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Foundation: 2001

Mission: The mission of ISTC is so defined by its deed of partnership: The Institute is involved in research, enhancement, technological transfer and training activities in the following scientific areas and as far as the following themes are concerned: Cognitive, communicative and linguistic processes: acquisition, elaboration, deficit, multimodality, communication technologies. Theory, analysis and technology of spoken language and of linguistic variability. Cognitive development, learning and socialization in children and non-human primates. Artificial intelligence, artificial life, artificial societies. Cognitive technologies, neural networks, autonomous robotics. Social cognition: behaviour, motivations, cultural transmission and cultural processes. Decision-making and cooperation technologies. Environmental quality, health and society: prevention, education, integration, handicap, technological planning.

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Societal percentile

Evolution of the institution

The following data gives a quick reading on the scientific performance in the last years. The research ranking refers to the volume, impact and quality of the institution's research output. The innovation ranking is calculated on the number of patent applications of the institution and the citations that its research output receives from patents. Finally, the societal ranking is based on the number of pages of the institution's website and the number of backlinks and mentions from social networks.

Compared to its context

The result of the evaluation of the institution can be compared to obtain a view of the country, the region to which it belongs and the institutions of the world, placing it in their respective positions.

Compared to All sectors (percentiles)
Compared to Government sector (percentiles)

Ranks by Subject area

We have divided the scientific output of the institution into 19 large areas of knowledge and the following table shows only the ranks in different territorial domains achieved by the institution in each of the areas. For an institution to have a presence in an area, it is necessary that it exceed in the last year a minimum output threshold equivalent to twice the percentage that this area represents in the world. If you need scientific indicators on these areas visit Scopus and/or SciVal

AreaWorldWestern EuropeEU-28OECDItaly
Arts and Humanities 569th361st356th531st51st
Computer Science 664th396th400th561st80th
Mathematics 576th344th349th478th64th
Psychology 653rd362nd354th615th51st
Social Sciences 805th485th496th725th81st

Publishing profile

These are the journals used by the institution's researchers to publish their work in the last year. The size of each circle represents the value of the SJR of the publication, and its spatial position represents its subject matter.

This visualizatión allows you to identify the knowledge areas where the institution has published, recognize the prestige of the scientific journals in which the institution knowledge has been published, and identify predominant scientific communities.

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