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On Fri, 8 Mar 2002, Edmund Chattoe wrote:
> Dear All,
> Does anyone know any recent or survey articles on the role of
> informant accuracy in effective mapping of networks? In particular,
> any attempt to compare "ethnographic" network elicitation and survey
> based methods? Here's what I already know about:
> Bernard, H. R. and Killworth, P. D. (1977) 'Informant Accuracy in
> Social Network Data II', Human Communications Research, 4, pp. 3-18.
> Bernard, H. R., Killworth, P. D., Kronenfeld, D. and Sailer, L.
> (1985) 'The Problem of Informant Accuracy: The Validity of
> Retrospective Data', Annual Review of Anthropology, 13, pp. 495-517.
> Bondonio, D. (1998) 'Predictors of Accuracy in Perceiving Informal
> Social Networks', Social Networks, 20(4), pp. 301-330.
> Freeman, Linton C., Romney, A. Kimball and Freeman, S. C. (1987)
> 'Cognitive Structure and Informant Accuracy', American
> Anthropologist, 89, pp. 310-325.
> Killworth, P. D. and Bernard, H. R. (1976) 'Informant Accuracy in
> Social Network Data', Human Organization, 35, pp. 269-286.
> I will summarise back to the list ...
> Edmund Chattoe: Department of Sociology, University of Oxford, Littlegate
> House, St Ebbes, Oxford, OX1 2AA, tel: 01865-286174, fax: 01865-286171,
> http://www.sociology.ox.ac.uk Review Editor, J. Artificial Societies
> and Social Simulation (JASSS) http://www.soc.surrey.ac.uk/JASSS/
> "So act as
> to treat humanity, whether in your own person or in another, always as an
> end, and never as only a means." (Immanuel Kant, Fundamental Principles)