Posted by: KG | Wednesday, March 8, 2006

Social Network Analysis

  • Build a grass roots political campaign
  • Determine influential journalists and analysts in the IT industry
  • Unmask the spread of HIV in a prison system…

Those are a few applications of SNA. In my previous job, there used to be a lot of forwards and me forwarding them again. I used to wonder about the statistics of such forwards. Given that my mail originated here, what would be the models of propagation? I stopped with that then. [via Complexity Digest is a website that offers periodic information about current research in complex interacting systems that span across the internet, biological systems, social systems etc.]


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