social network analysis


SNA-Social network analysis is the mapping and measuring of relationships and flows between people, groups, organizations, computers, URLs, and other connected information/knowledge entities. The nodes in the network are the people and groups while the links show relationships or flows between the nodes.

Social structure and network analysis
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Social Network Analysis : Recent Achievements and Current. Network analysis is being increasingly looked to as a means of understanding social structure. It can shed light on how individual actions create social structure, Social Structure and Network Analysis . Edited by

The development of social network analysis
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This book was produced with a great deal of help from a lot of people. Many of the early practitioners of the social network approach allowed themselves to be interviewed either face-to-face, or by telephone, email or regular old-fashioned letter mail. These include Peter

Some antecedents of social network analysis
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Writers often suggest that modern social network analysis began with the publication in 1934 of Jacob L. Morenos pioneering book on sociometry, Who Shall Survive(Alba, 1982; Freeman, 198 p. 17; Wasserman and Faust, 199 p. 12; Degenne and Fors , 199 p. 31)

Dynamic social network analysis using latent space models
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This paper explores two aspects of social network modeling. First, we generalize a successful static model of relationships into a dynamic model that accounts for friendships drifting over time. Second, we show how to make it tractable to learn such models from data

Social network analysis with sna
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Modern social network analysis the analysis of relational data arising from social systems is a computationally intensive area of research. Here, we provide an overview of a software package which provides support for a range of network analytic functionality within the R

Peer group structure and adolescent cigarette smoking: A social network analysis
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Social network theory and analysis are applied to examine whether adolescents who fill various social positions that characterize peer group structure differ in prevalence of current smoking. One thousand and ninety-two ( 092) ninth graders in one school system named

Hyperlink network analysis : A new method for the study of social structure on the web
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This paper identifies hyperlink network analysis (HNA) as a newly emerging methodology. It suggests that social (or communication) structures on the web be analyzed based on the hyperlinks among websites. Hyperlink network analysis has advantages in describing

Social network analysis as an approach to combat terrorism: Past, present, and future research
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The greatest security threat facing the United States is not from formal states, but from terrorist organizations that attack informally, using terror at any time and place, with the goal of undermining confidence in US institutions and the American way of life. No longer a

A birds-eye view: Using social network analysis to improve knowledge creation and sharing
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A significant yet often overlooked component of peoples information environments is composed of the relationships that they use to acquire information and knowledge. Social network analysis (SNA) allows managers to visualize and understand the myriad of

Social network theory and analysis
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While intellectual forerunners of social network analysis can be found as far back as the ancient Greeks, modern social network analysis is typically seen as beginning in the 1930s with the work of Jacob Moreno. Moreno called the nascent field sociometry. It involved

Inside social network analysis
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A management consulting firm hopes to win a lucrative contract with a large international financial institution. After weeks of intense preparation, the team sends off a proposal. Shortly thereafter, they learn that contract was given to a competitor with whom the client had

2-Mode concepts in social network analysis
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In social network analysis , 2-mode data refers to data recording ties between two sets of entities. In this context, the term mode refers to a class of entities typically called actors, nodes or vertices whose members have social ties with other members (in the 1-mode

The synergy of social network analysis and knowledge mapping: a case study
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Formal structures underpinning organisational charts not really reflect the actual knowledge flows. It is the informal networks that have played a critical role in getting important work done in organisations. In order to better understand the knowledge flow

A clustering approach for collaborative filtering recommendation using social network analysis .
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Collaborative Filtering (CF) is a well-known technique in recommender systems. CF exploits relationships between users and recommends items to the active user according to the ratings of his/her neighbors. CF suffers from the data sparsity problem, where users only rate

Collaborative and Structural Recommendation of Friends using Weblog-based Social Network Analysis .
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In this paper, we address the problem of link recommendation in weblogs and similar social networks. First, we present an approach based on collaborative recommendation using the link structure of a social network and content-based recommendation using mutual declared

Social Media Data Mining: A Social Network Analysis Of Tweets During The 2010-2011 Australian Floods.
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Using tweets extracted from Twitter during the Australian 2010-2011 floods, social network analysis techniques were used to generate and analyse the online networks that emerged at that time. The aim was to develop an understanding of the online communities for the

Exploring sociocentric and egocentric approaches for social network analysis
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In this paper, we introduce social network analysis for investigating the effect of network position and Information and Communication Technology (ICT) use on the performance of general practitioners (GPs) residing in rural Australia. Here, we highlight the data collection

The myth of social network analysis as a special method in the social sciences
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THE DENIAL In the history of public speaking, there have been many famous denials. One sunny day in 1880, Karl Marx declared: I am not a Marxist. On a less auspicious occasion in 197 Richard Nixon insisted I am not a crook. Neither Marxs nor Nixons audience gave

Social network analysis : Definition and history.
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Social network analysis : Definition and history. Citation. Freeman, LC (2000). Social network analysis : Definition and history. In AE Kazdin (Ed.), Encyclopedia of psychology (Vol. pp. 350-351). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/10522

What is social network analysis
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Page 1. Steve Borgatti Social Network Analysis Steve Borgatti Carroll School of Management, Boston College Page 2. Steve Borgatti Development of the Field 1736 Euler 1930s Sociometry Moreno; Hawthorne studies 1940s Psychologists Clique formally


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