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Yeah good points... always struggling with questions like that in
consulting gigs also... other $64K question is where do you draw the
I am hoping the on-line researchers pipe up... I'm sure I saw
something on on SOCNET a while back...
On Jan 15, 2007, at 4:10 PM, Joshua O'Madadhain wrote:
> What you suggest is an interesting direction for research...but not
> very well formulated, because "strong tie overall" is not
> well-defined. In order to investigate it, you'd have to figure out
> what you meant by that phrase. (Preferably, of course, in a
> non-ad-hoc manner; it's very easy to come up with a definition like "A
> and B have a strong tie overall if they are tied in k out of n
> networks", but that just begs the question (among others) of how you
> pick k in a principled fashion.)
> On 1/15/07, Valdis Krebs <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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>> Yes. Even with great data for an on-line community [the network map
>> I linked to several weeks ago on SOCNET] we do not have insights into
>> the other channels -- private email, phone, F2F, small groups, etc.
>> I remember some research a while back on how good of an estimate for
>> total comm could be mined by just looking at on-line comm.
>> So maybe if X and Y have a strong tie on-line it can be predicted
>> that they have a strong tie overall??? Anyone have + or - research
>> on that?
>> On Jan 15, 2007, at 10:04 AM, Gould N (HESAS - WIHSC) wrote:
>> > Given the comment from Valdis on 'back channel emails', identifying
>> > opinion leadership from available-to-all communications may well
>> > prove problematic - perhaps even plain wrong.
>> > best to all,
>> > nick
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