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Software for social network analysis

Software for social network analysis
Huisman, Mark and van Duijn, Marijtje A.J. (2011). A reader's guide to SNA software. In J. Scott and P.J. Carrington (Eds.) The SAGE Handbook of Social Network Analysis (pp. 578-600). Website accompanying the chapter, listing software links and references. Back to top Software References Handcock, M.S., Hunter, D.R., Butts, C.T., Goodreau, S.M., and Morris, M. Software-Related Links CASOS: Center for Computational Analysis of Social and Organizational SystemsINSNA: International Network for Social Network AnalysisMelNet: Social network theory, method and analysis using exponential random graph models for social networks (university of Melbourne)NetWiki: collecting data and collaborating on research about complex networks and applications of network science.SNA Tools and formats diagram (Mark Round)SIENA homepage: Statistical analysis of network dataWikipedia: Social network analysis software

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Social Network Analysis and Visualisation for #RDAPlenary 3 Twitter is a great source of information as well as a fantastic communication tool on specific event. In our – academic – world conferences are one of the most commonly occurring events, where a significant degree of communication between participants now happen on Twitter. Last week Dublin was hosting the Research Data Alliance Plenary 3 with over 400 participants. Download KeyPlayer program The program is distributed with two other free programs, namely Pajek (written by Vladimir Batagelj and Andrej Mrvar) and Mage (written by Richardson and Richardson). Pajek has nice 2-D graphics and a host of analytical tools, while Mage provides 3-D graphics. Information on Pajek, along with the latest updates, is available at Information on Mage is found at

UCINET Software UCINET 6 for Windows is a software package for the analysis of social network data. It was developed by Lin Freeman, Martin Everett and Steve Borgatti. It comes with the NetDraw network visualization tool. If you use the software, please cite it. Learn how to use Gephi Welcome to Gephi! Gephi is an open-source software for visualizing and analysing large networks graphs. Gephi uses a 3D render engine to display graphs in real-time and speed up the exploration. You can use it to explore, analyse, spatialise, filter, cluterize, manipulate and export all types of graphs. SocialAction SocialAction is a social network analysis tool that integrates visualization and statistics to improve the analytical process. A journal article about SocialAction was recently published in IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications. See the full details in the papers below. SocialAction won a VAST Mini-Challenge award for uncovering hidden structure in social networks over time.

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S Routines for Social Network Analysis in the R Environment Most of which involve social network analysis, though a wee bit 'o other stuff is available as well.... Introduction and Caveats This page serves, as one might expect, to allow other researchers to access some of the data analysis tools I've developed in the S language. The implementation of S used here is that of the R Statistical Computing Environment , rather than the common alternative of S-PLUS ; the intrepid could doubtless port these routines from one flavor of the language to the other, however. Caveats: This software is provided on an unsupported, as-is basis, under the terms of the GNU Public License .

Networks and Structural Change “Ultimately if we are to avoid failure in the most critical work of this century, the deepest reaches of our beings must be brought to bear in honestly reevaluating and shifting the most basic structures of our society.” - john a. powell The following is a textual recapturing of a Pecha Kucha-like presentation that I gave at an ARNOVA Pre-Conference Session in Hartford, CT two weeks ago. This was part of a 3-hour interactive conversation, co-designed and facilitated with Dr.