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Social Network Analysis: An Overview

Pearson, Mike

Authors

Mike Pearson



Abstract

Social network analysis has roots as far back as the 1930’s under Moreno (1932, 1938) and developed rapidly during the 1970’s with the availability of fast computers and well developed graph theoretical concepts. Since then, to quote the INSNA (2013) website, “it has found important applications in organizational behaviour, inter-organizational relations, the spread of contagious diseases, mental health, social support, the diffusion of information and animal social organization.

Working Paper Type Working Paper
Deposit Date May 8, 2013
Publisher Elsevier
Keywords Social Network Analysis; substance use behaviour; data sets; network structures;
Public URL http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/6045
Contract Date May 8, 2013

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