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Social network analysis [electronic resource] : methods and applications / Stanley Wasserman, Katherine Faust.

By: Wasserman, Stanley.
Contributor(s): Faust, Katherine.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Structural analysis in the social sciences: 8.Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1994Description: 1 online resource (xxxi, 825 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9781139775731 (electronic bk.); 1139775731 (electronic bk.); 9780511815478 (electronic bk.); 0511815476 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Social networks -- Research -- Methodology | R�eseaux sociaux -- Recherche -- M�ethodologie | Sciences sociales -- Analyse de r�eseau | Sociale netwerken | Netwerkanalyse | Ci�encias sociais (pesquisa) | Redes sociais (pesquisa;metodologia) | Netzwerkanalyse (Soziologie) | R�eseaux sociaux | Sciences sociales -- Analyse de r�eseau | PSYCHOLOGY / Social PsychologyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Social network analysis.DDC classification: 302/.01/1 Other classification: 71.30 | 05.03 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Part I. Introduction: Networks, Relations, and Structure: 1. Relations and networks in the social and behavioral sciences; 2. Social network data: collection and application; Part II. Mathematical Representations of Social Networks: 3. Notation; 4. Graphs and matrixes; Part III. Structural and Locational Properties: 5. Centrality, prestige, and related actor and group measures; 6. Structural balance, clusterability, and transitivity; 7. Cohesive subgroups; 8. Affiliations, co-memberships, and overlapping subgroups; Part IV. Roles and Positions: 9. Structural equivalence; 10. Blockmodels; 11. Relational algebras; 12. Network positions and roles; Part V. Dyadic and Triadic Methods: 13. Dyads; 14. Triads; Part VI. Statistical Dyadic Interaction Models: 15. Statistical analysis of single relational networks; 16. Stochastic blockmodels and goodness-of-fit indices; Part VII. Epilogue: 17. Future directions.
Summary: Covers methods for the analysis of social networks and applies them to examples.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 756-801) and indexes.

Part I. Introduction: Networks, Relations, and Structure: 1. Relations and networks in the social and behavioral sciences; 2. Social network data: collection and application; Part II. Mathematical Representations of Social Networks: 3. Notation; 4. Graphs and matrixes; Part III. Structural and Locational Properties: 5. Centrality, prestige, and related actor and group measures; 6. Structural balance, clusterability, and transitivity; 7. Cohesive subgroups; 8. Affiliations, co-memberships, and overlapping subgroups; Part IV. Roles and Positions: 9. Structural equivalence; 10. Blockmodels; 11. Relational algebras; 12. Network positions and roles; Part V. Dyadic and Triadic Methods: 13. Dyads; 14. Triads; Part VI. Statistical Dyadic Interaction Models: 15. Statistical analysis of single relational networks; 16. Stochastic blockmodels and goodness-of-fit indices; Part VII. Epilogue: 17. Future directions.

Covers methods for the analysis of social networks and applies them to examples.

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