Advances in Social Network Analysis

Research in the Social and Behavioral Sciences


Author: Stanley Wasserman

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9780803943032

Category: Social Science

Page: 299

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In this book, leading methodologists address the issue of how effectively to apply the latest developments in social network analysis to behavioural and social science disciplines. Topics examined include: ways to specify the network contents to be studied; how to select the method for representing network structures; how social network analysis has been used to study interorganizational relations via the resource dependence model; how to use a contact matrix for studying the spread of disease in epidemiology; and how cohesion and structural equivalence network theories relate to studying social influence. The book also offers some statistical models for social support networks.

Models and Methods in Social Network Analysis


Author: Peter J. Carrington,John Scott,Stanley Wasserman

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9781139443432

Category: Social Science

Page: N.A

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Models and Methods in Social Network Analysis, first published in 2005, presents the most important developments in quantitative models and methods for analyzing social network data that have appeared during the 1990s. Intended as a complement to Wasserman and Faust's Social Network Analysis: Methods and Applications, it is a collection of articles by leading methodologists reviewing advances in their particular areas of network methods. Reviewed are advances in network measurement, network sampling, the analysis of centrality, positional analysis or blockmodelling, the analysis of diffusion through networks, the analysis of affiliation or 'two-mode' networks, the theory of random graphs, dependence graphs, exponential families of random graphs, the analysis of longitudinal network data, graphical techniques for exploring network data, and software for the analysis of social networks.

Advances in Social Network Mining and Analysis

Second International Workshop, SNAKDD 2008, Las Vegas, NV, USA, August 24-27, 2008. Revised Selected Papers


Author: C. Lee Giles,Marc Smith,John Yen,Haizheng Zhang

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3642149286

Category: Computers

Page: 131

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This work constitutes the proceedings of the Second International Workshop on Advances in Social Network and Analysis, held in Las Vegas, NV, USA in August 2008.

Computational Social Network Analysis

Trends, Tools and Research Advances


Author: Kai Subel,Michel Schultz

Publisher: GRIN Verlag

ISBN: 3640733061

Category: Computers

Page: 21

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Studienarbeit aus dem Jahr 2010 im Fachbereich Informatik - Internet, neue Technologien, Universität Hamburg, Sprache: Deutsch, Abstract: Diese Ausarbeitung befasst sich mit dem Thema Computational Soical Network Analysis. Ziel ist es, dem Leser einen Einblick in diese Thematik zu verschaffen. Dabei werden Hintergründe, anwendbare Methoden und Tools vorgestellt, die hierbei Verwendung finden. Zunächst wird dabei näher auf den Hintergrund, also warum dieses Gebiet als Forschungsgegenstand so interessant ist, eingegangen. Anschließend werden verschiedene Aspekte, die man im Rahmen der Analyse sozialer Netzwerke untersuchen kann benannt. In diesem Zusammenhang werden auch zwei verschiedene Kategorien zur formalen Analyse benannt. Zur Verdeutlichung wird die Verwendung dieser am Ende des Kapitels auch noch einmal anhand eines Praxisbeispiels gezeigt. Das nächste Kapitel befasst sich mit der Fragstellung, wie Schlüsselfiguren in Netzwerken ermittelt werden können und was für Rollen diese spielen. Dabei werden auch die verschiedenen Arten von Schlüsselfiguren benannt. Eine weitere zentrale Rolle in der Analyse sozialer Netzwerke nehmen Gruppen ein. Die Bedeutung von Gruppen und wie man sie ermitteln kann wird im nächsten Kapitel erläutert. Aufbauend auf den Gruppen sollen Interaktionen innerhalb von Netzwerken untersucht werden. Hierfür werden zunächst die nötigen Werkzeuge, wie die SCAN oder DISSECT Methode vorgestellt und anschließend die Einsatzgebiete anhand von Beispielen verdeutlicht. Im 7. Kapitel wird eine eLearning Plattform näher betrachtet. Hierbei werden zunächst die Eigenschaften und Besonderheiten von eLearning Plattformen beschrieben und anschießend anhand eines Praxisbeispiels verschiedene Methoden zur Analyse sozialer Netzwerke angewendet.

Advances in Social Computing

Third International Conference on Social Computing, Behavioral Modeling, and Prediction, SBP 2010, Bethesda, MD, USA, March 30-31, 2010, Proceedings


Author: Sun-Ki Chai,John Salerno,Patricia L. Mabry

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3642120784

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 426

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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the Third International Conference on Social Computing, Behavioral Modeling, and Prediction, SBP 2010, held in Bethseda, MD, USA, in March 2010. The 26 revised full papers and 23 revised poster papers presented together with 4 invited and keynote papers were carefully reviewed and selected from 78 initial submissions. The papers cover a wide range of interesting topics such as social network analysis, modeling, machine learning and data mining, social behaviors, public health, cultural aspects, effects and search.

Advances in Network Analysis and its Applications


Author: Evangelos Kranakis

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3642309038

Category: Mathematics

Page: 412

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As well as highlighting potentially useful applications for network analysis, this volume identifies new targets for mathematical research that promise to provide insights into network systems theory as well as facilitating the cross-fertilization of ideas between sectors. Focusing on financial, security and social aspects of networking, the volume adds to the growing body of evidence showing that network analysis has applications to transportation, communication, health, finance, and social policy more broadly. It provides powerful models for understanding the behavior of complex systems that, in turn, will impact numerous cutting-edge sectors in science and engineering, such as wireless communication, network security, distributed computing and social networking, financial analysis, and cyber warfare. The volume offers an insider’s view of cutting-edge research in network systems, including methodologies with immense potential for interdisciplinary application. The contributors have all presented material at a series of workshops organized on behalf of Canada’s MITACS initiative, which funds projects and study grants in ‘mathematics for information technology and complex systems’. These proceedings include papers from workshops on financial networks, network security and cryptography, and social networks. MITACS has shown that the partly ghettoized nature of network systems research has led to duplicated work in discrete fields, and thus this initiative has the potential to save time and accelerate the pace of research in a number of areas of network systems research.

Advances in Service Network Analysis


Author: Noel Scott,Eric Laws

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317995570

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 202

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Advances in Service Network Analysis examines advances in the management and analysis of networks of organizations in service industries. In recent years recognition of the significance of inter-organizational networks for the provision of complex services, for example at tourist destinations, has stimulated discussion of numerous issues of theoretical and practical significance. These topics include governance, collaboration and partnerships between organizations of varying scale, sophistication and expertise, concern about leadership and trust in the management of service networks, and their overall contribution to social capital development in regions, sectors and in emergent economies. This book was originally published as a special issue of The Service Industries Journal.

Social Media Mining and Social Network Analysis: Emerging Research

Emerging Research


Author: Xu, Guandong

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 1466628073

Category: Computers

Page: 347

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Social Media Mining and Social Network Analysis: Emerging Research highlights the advancements made in social network analysis and social web mining and its influence in the fields of computer science, information systems, sociology, organization science discipline and much more. This collection of perspectives on developmental practice is useful for industrial practitioners as well as researchers and scholars.

Advances in Web Mining and Web Usage Analysis

9th International Workshop on Knowledge Discovery on the Web, WebKDD 2007, and 1st International Workshop on Social Networks Analysis, SNA-KDD 2007, San Jose, CA, USA, August 12-15, 2007, Revised Papers


Author: Haizheng Zhang,Myra Spiliopoulou,Bamshad Mobasher,C. Lee Giles,Andrew McCallum,Olfa Nasraoui,Jaideep Srivastava,John Yen

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3642005276

Category: Computers

Page: 155

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This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed post-workshop proceedings of the 9th International Workshop on Mining Web Data, WEBKDD 2007, and the 1st International Workshop on Social Network Analysis, SNA-KDD 2007, jointly held in St. Jose, CA, USA in August 2007 in conjunction with the 13th ACM SIGKDD International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining, KDD 2007. The 8 revised full papers presented together with a detailed preface went through two rounds of reviewing and improvement and were carefully selected from 23 initial submisssions. The enhanced papers address all current issues in Web mining and social network analysis, including traditional Web and semantic Web applications, the emerging applications of the Web as a social medium, as well as social network modeling and analysis.

Exploratory Social Network Analysis with Pajek


Author: Wouter de Nooy,Andrej Mrvar,Vladimir Batagelj

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1139501089

Category: Social Science

Page: N.A

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An extensively revised and expanded second edition of the successful textbook on social network analysis integrating theory, applications and network analysis using Pajek. The main structural concepts and their applications in social research are introduced with exercises. Pajek software and data sets are available so readers can learn network analysis through application and case studies. Readers will have the knowledge, skill and tools to apply social network analysis across the social sciences, from anthropology and sociology to business administration and history. This second edition has a new chapter on random network models, for example, scale-free and small-world networks and Monte Carlo simulation; discussion of multiple relations, islands and matrix multiplication; new structural indices such as eigenvector centrality, degree distribution and clustering coefficients; new visualization options that include circular layout for partitions and drawing a network geographically as a 3D surface; and using Unicode labels.

State of the Art Applications of Social Network Analysis


Author: Fazli Can,Tansel Özyer,Faruk Polat

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319059122

Category: Computers

Page: 372

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Social network analysis increasingly bridges the discovery of patterns in diverse areas of study as more data becomes available and complex. Yet the construction of huge networks from large data often requires entirely different approaches for analysis including; graph theory, statistics, machine learning and data mining. This work covers frontier studies on social network analysis and mining from different perspectives such as social network sites, financial data, e-mails, forums, academic research funds, XML technology, blog content, community detection and clique finding, prediction of user’s- behavior, privacy in social network analysis, mobility from spatio-temporal point of view, agent technology and political parties in parliament. These topics will be of interest to researchers and practitioners from different disciplines including, but not limited to, social sciences and engineering.

Resonanz in der pluralen Gesellschaft: Netzwerke im systemtheoretischen Kontext


Author: Pia-Johanna Schweizer

Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand

ISBN: 3867417474


Page: 172

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Ein wichtiges Merkmal moderner demokratischer Gesellschaften ist deren Pluralit t. Dabei ist von Bedeutung, wie der Staat die pluralen Interessen weitestgehend zur Entfaltung kommen lassen kann. Es sollte also eine m glichst gro e bereinstimmung zwischen politischen Entscheidungen und gesellschaftlichen Desideraten gegeben sein, um demokratietheoretischen Anforderungen gerecht zu werden. "Resonanz in der pluralen Gesellschaft: Netzwerke im systemtheoretischen Kontext" behandelt die Themen Selbstorganisation, politische Steuerung, netzwerkartige Organisation der Gesellschaft und systemische Kommunikation. Die Aufs tze setzen sich folglich mit den Fragen der M glichkeit gesellschaftspolitischer Gestaltung durch den Staat, der Strukturanalogie von Netzwerk- und Autopoiese-Theorien sowie der Generierung gesellschaftlich relevanter Innovation durch Governance im Politikfeld Arbeitslosigkeit auseinander. Am Beispiel Bildung wird zudem aufgezeigt, wie auch hier die netzwerkartige Selbstorganisation der Akteure eine optimale Kommunikation und gute Ergebnisse erzielen - eine Einsicht, die durch empirische Ergebnisse gest tzt wird. Ebenso werden schlie lich die ideengeschichtlichen Wurzeln der Autopoiese-Theorien offen gelegt. Dr. Pia-Johanna Schweizer ist wissenschaftliche Angestellte am Interdisziplin ren Forschungsschwerpunkt Risiko und Nachhaltige Technikentwicklung (ZIRN) der Universit t Stuttgart. Dr. Stefan Schweizer ist Studienrat und Lehrbeauftragter f r Geschichte und Gemeinschaftskunde am Staatlichen Seminar f r Didaktik und Lehrerbildung (Berufliche Schulen) Stuttgart.

Social Network Based Big Data Analysis and Applications


Author: Mehmet Kaya,Jalal Kawash,Suheil Khoury,Min-Yuh Day

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319781960

Category: Social Science

Page: 249

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This book is a timely collection of chapters that present the state of the art within the analysis and application of big data. Working within the broader context of big data, this text focuses on the hot topics of social network modelling and analysis such as online dating recommendations, hiring practices, and subscription-type prediction in mobile phone services. Manuscripts are expanded versions of the best papers presented at the IEEE/ACM International Conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining (ASONAM’2016), which was held in August 2016. The papers were among the best featured at the meeting and were then improved and extended substantially. Social Network Based Big Data Analysis and Applications will appeal to students and researchers in the field.

Social Network Analysis - Community Detection and Evolution


Author: Rokia Missaoui,Idrissa Sarr

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 331912188X

Category: Computers

Page: 272

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This book is devoted to recent progress in social network analysis with a high focus on community detection and evolution. The eleven chapters cover the identification of cohesive groups, core components and key players either in static or dynamic networks of different kinds and levels of heterogeneity. Other important topics in social network analysis such as influential detection and maximization, information propagation, user behavior analysis, as well as network modeling and visualization are also presented. Many studies are validated through real social networks such as Twitter. This edited work will appeal to researchers, practitioners and students interested in the latest developments of social network analysis.

The Influence of Technology on Social Network Analysis and Mining


Author: Tansel Özyer,Jon Rokne,Gerhard Wagner,Arno H.P. Reuser

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3709113466

Category: Computers

Page: 643

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The study of social networks was originated in social and business communities. In recent years, social network research has advanced significantly; the development of sophisticated techniques for Social Network Analysis and Mining (SNAM) has been highly influenced by the online social Web sites, email logs, phone logs and instant messaging systems, which are widely analyzed using graph theory and machine learning techniques. People perceive the Web increasingly as a social medium that fosters interaction among people, sharing of experiences and knowledge, group activities, community formation and evolution. This has led to a rising prominence of SNAM in academia, politics, homeland security and business. This follows the pattern of known entities of our society that have evolved into networks in which actors are increasingly dependent on their structural embedding General areas of interest to the book include information science and mathematics, communication studies, business and organizational studies, sociology, psychology, anthropology, applied linguistics, biology and medicine.

Recommendation and Search in Social Networks


Author: Özgür Ulusoy,Abdullah Uz Tansel,Erol Arkun

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319143794

Category: Computers

Page: 289

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This edited volume offers a clear in-depth overview of research covering a variety of issues in social search and recommendation systems. Within the broader context of social network analysis it focuses on important and up-coming topics such as real-time event data collection, frequent-sharing pattern mining, improvement of computer-mediated communication, social tagging information, search system personalization, new detection mechanisms for the identification of online user groups, and many more. The twelve contributed chapters are extended versions of conference papers as well as completely new invited chapters in the field of social search and recommendation systems. This first-of-its kind survey of current methods will be of interest to researchers from both academia and industry working in the field of social networks.

Social Network Analysis

A Handbook


Author: John Scott

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1446236161

Category: Social Science

Page: 224

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The revised and updated edition of this bestselling text provides an accessible introduction to the theory and practice of network analysis in the social sciences. It gives a clear and authoritative guide to the general framework of network analysis, explaining the basic concepts, technical measures and reviewing the available computer programs. The book outlines both the theoretical basis of network analysis and the key techniques for using it as a research tool. Building upon definitions of points, lines and paths, John Scott demonstrates their use in clarifying such measures as density, fragmentation and centralization. He identifies the various cliques, components and circles into which networks are formed, and outlines an approach to the study of socially structured positions. He also discusses the use of multidimensional methods for investigating social networks. Social Network Analysis is an invaluable resource for researchers across the social sciences and for students of social theory and research methods.

Advances in Intelligent Data Analysis VIII

8th International Symposium on Intelligent Data Analysis, IDA 2009, Lyon, France, August 31 - September 2, 2009, Proceedings


Author: Niall M. Adams,Céline Robardet,Arno Siebes,Jean-Francois Boulicaut

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3642039146

Category: Computers

Page: 418

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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Intelligent Data Analysis, IDA 2009, held in Lyon, France, August 31 – September 2, 2009. The 33 revised papers, 18 full oral presentations and 15 poster and short oral presentations, presented were carefully reviewed and selected from almost 80 submissions. All current aspects of this interdisciplinary field are addressed; for example interactive tools to guide and support data analysis in complex scenarios, increasing availability of automatically collected data, tools that intelligently support and assist human analysts, how to control clustering results and isotonic classification trees. In general the areas covered include statistics, machine learning, data mining, classification and pattern recognition, clustering, applications, modeling, and interactive dynamic data visualization.

Strengthening Systems to Prevent Intimate Partner Violence and Sexual Violence


Author: Pat Conway,Pamela J. Cox,Patricia G. Cook-Craig,Sandra Ortega,Theresa Armstead

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317967097

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 144

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Over the past 25 years, developing coordinated responses to intimate partner violence and sexual violence has improved both perpetrator accountability, and victim safety and self-determination. However, preventing intimate partner violence and sexual violence from occurring is beyond the ability of any one type of organization. Preventing this violence requires a network of individuals, groups and organizations who coordinate and assess their efforts on an ongoing basis. This volume provides theoretical and practical guidance for the development of state and local prevention systems that hold the potential to eliminate persistent social problems. The development of prevention systems was informed by the data-driven public health model, systems theory and the ecological systems perspective. Strengthening Systems to Prevent Intimate Partner Violence and Sexual Violence offers guidance on how to gain participation of the right partners in developing a prevention system, and how to focus the work of that system on the critical areas of planning, implementation and capacity building. The guidance, resources and experience shared in this important collection will be invaluable to all those working towards the prevention of intimate partner violence and sexual violence. This book is based on a special issue of the Journal of Family Social Work.

Making Sense of Social Networks in Schools


Author: Terrence E. Deal,Ted Purinton,Daria Cook Waetjen

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 1452294941

Category: Education

Page: 176

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With sample social network maps and steps for developing your own, this resource shows leaders how to navigate task, friendship, power, and culture networks to promote school goals.