Social Network Analysis 101

Our lives are embedded within  networks: online and offline – from social networks to networks of work and institutions, networks of family and friends, networks within our bodies…. the list goes on.

Much research tries to utilize these networks in order to better understand how netowrking takes place, what can be deduced by the networks which form, and what relation do they have to our actual lives.

Below are some interesting links to get you started with your own social network analyses!

– First, let me Wikipedia Social Network Analysis, Social Networks, Network Science & Network theory for you!

– Here is an introduction slide show about Social network analysis

-This is the  link for the International Social Network Analysis Organization.  (On the right you can find the latest journals!)

-Lastly, Here is a link to NodeXL’s gallery of graphs, where you can see some crazy social graphs currently being created!

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3 thoughts on “Social Network Analysis 101

      • Thank you! Thats really interesting, I took a similar course that opened my eyes to all the unique possibilities within the medium of comics. I’m looking for a new comic to read, do you have any suggestions?

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