Link analysis home page
- 2009 follow-up book:
Part V: Tools and Techniques
22. Social Network Analysis
Visit the Analytic Technologies site for the UCINET social network analysis software. The user manual for UCINET is very informative, explaining the wide range of metrics used, with academic references for most of them. Try also this online book with extra infromation about social network analysis.
See the Virtual Observatory for the Study of Online Networks (VOSON) for a suite of tools for link data collection and analysis from a social science perspective.
Introduction to social network methods by Robert Hanneman and Mark Riddle. 2005.
See also the Network Visualization chapter.
Free software related to Social Network Analysis is available for the free R software package.
An online analysis of a United Nations web network from Brian Cugelman.
REFERENCES WITH LINKS
Björneborn, L. (2003). Small-world link structures across an academic web space: a library and information science approach. PhD Thesis. Royal School of Library and Information Science, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Park, H.W. & Thelwall, M. (2003). Hyperlink analysis: Between networks and indicators, Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, 8(4).
Park, H.W. (2003). What is hyperlink network analysis?: New method for the study of social structure on the Web. Connections, 25(1), 49-61.
Rousseau, R. & Thelwall, M. (2004). Escher staircases on the world wide web. FirstMonday, 9(6).
Park, H. W. (2002). Examining the determinants of who is hyperlinked to
Park. H. W. (2004). Presence of taiwan on the world wide web in south korea: