***** To join INSNA, visit http://www.sfu.ca/~insna/ ***** what's very cool on that crawdad site is the presidential dashboard, which seems to mix in some analysis of communication and news hubs and information density with a bit of visualization....worth a quick look at the same site:http://www.crawdadtech.com/campaign/ At 04:14 PM 8/3/2004, Rajiv Nag wrote: >***** To join INSNA, visit http://www.sfu.ca/~insna/ ***** > >Hello Socnetters, > >Here are the summary responses for my request on info regarding structural >linguistics and network analysis that I posted about three weeks back. >Thanks to all the contributors. A special thanks to Joe Labianca at Emory. > >Dr. Steve Corman and Dr. Kevin Dooley have developed a software application >"Crawdad" that is based on Centering Resonance Analysis. I have found that >tool to be very useful. http://www.crawdadtech.com/ > > >From: Christina Prell <[log in to unmask]> > >The work of Law and Callon, especially their early work (from the mid >80s) might be useful. They attempt to apply semiotics to the study of >technology and science, in particular articles, and they use an approach >similar to social ntwork analysis. > > >From: "Jana Diesner" <[log in to unmask]> >Carley, K.M., Diesner, J., Reminga, J., Tsvetovat, M. (2004). An Integrated >Approach to the Collection and Analysis of Network Data. In Proc of the >North American Association for Computational Social and Organizational >Science (NAACSOS) 2004 Conference, Pittsburgh, PA. Diesner, J., & Carley, >K.M. (2004). Using Network Text Analysis to Detect the Organizational >Structure of Covert Networks. In Proc of the North American Association for >Computational Social and Organizational Science (NAACSOS) 2004 Conference, >Pittsburgh, PA. URL: >http://casos.isri.cmu.edu/publications/papers/NAACSOS_Carley_Diesner_Reminga_Tsvetovat_06_2004.pdf > >Diesner, J., & Carley, K.M. (2004). Using Network Text Analysis to Detect >the Organizational Structure of Covert Networks. In Proc of the North >American Association for Computational Social and Organizational Science >(NAACSOS) 2004 Conference, Pittsburgh, PA. URL: >http://casos.isri.cmu.edu/publications/papers/NAACSOS_2004_Diesner_Carley_Detect_Covert_Networks.pdf > >Diesner, J., & Carley, K.M. (2004 - in print). Revealing Social Structure >from Texts: Meta-Matrix Text Analysis as a novel method for Network Text >Analysis. In V.K Naraynan, & D.J. Armstrong (Eds.), Causal Mapping for >Information Systems and Technology Research: Approaches, Advances, and >Illustrations. Harrisburg, PA: Idea Group Publishing, pp. > >Kathleen M. Carley, 1997, "Network Text Analysis: The Network Position of >Concepts." Chapter 4 in C. Roberts (Ed.), Text Analysis for the Social >Sciences: Methods for Drawing Statistical Inferences from Texts and >Transcripts. Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates. pp. 79-100. > >Kathleen M. Carley, 1997, "Extracting Team Mental Models Through Textual >Analysis." >Journal of Organizational Behavior, 18: 533-538. >Kathleen Carley, 1994. "Extracting Culture through Textual Analysis." >Poetics, 22:291-312. > >David Kaufer & Kathleen Carley, 1993, "Condensation Symbols: Their Variety >and Rhetorical Function in Political Discourse." Philosophy and Rhetoric , >26(3): 201-226 > >Kathleen Carley & Michael Palmquist, 1992, "Extracting, Representing and >Analyzing Mental Models." >Social Forces , 70(3): 601-636. > > >From: Maryann Durland <[log in to unmask]> > >another resource might be a recent post on biblometric data: here is the >last part of the post: > >>>>> >I hope that the software is of use to someone. It is freely available at >_http://www.sitkis.com/_ (http://www.sitkis.com/) or >_http://www.hut.fi/~hschildt/sitkis_ (http://www.hut.fi/~hschildt/sitkis) . > >From: Steve Abrams <[log in to unmask]> > >You might want to investigate the literature of "formal concept analysis" >(eg http://www.upriss.org.uk/fca/fca.html) which, at its most basic, uses a >Galois lattice representation (see Wasserman and Faust) of binary two-mode >network data (eg rows=documents, columns=words/phrases, cell values = 1 if >the word/phrase is found in the document; you can also make the rows= >chapters, paragraphs, or even sentences depending on the granularity). > >Monge and Contractor also write about p* modeling of semantic texts ... Ch. >5 as I recall ... > >I am using both of these approaches in my dissertation research, so I hope >you'll post a summary of responses you get ... > >Steve > > >From: "Prabir G. Dastidar" <[log in to unmask]> > you can see the CATPAC (categorical package) web site. This is a software >(I also use this), uses neural network technology to analyse texts and >gives out a matrix (normalised)of interactions between the words, along >with Multidimensional Scaling map. You can use this matrix for doing >network analysis as well. If you feel like I can send you some references >on similar topics. > > > >Rajiv Nag >Penn State University > >_____________________________________________________________________ >SOCNET is a service of INSNA, the professional association for social >network researchers (http://www.sfu.ca/~insna/). To unsubscribe, send >an email message to [log in to unmask] containing the line >UNSUBSCRIBE SOCNET in the body of the message. David Carpe, Principal & Founder Clew, LLC E: [log in to unmask] W: 781.674.2539 <http://www.clew.us/>www.clew.us ***Internet Email Confidentiality Footer*** Privileged/Confidential Information may be contained in this message. 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