***** To join INSNA, visit http://www.sfu.ca/~insna/ ***** On Aug 17, 2004, at 5:02 PM, Gavin Hougham wrote: > I can't quite tell how they are generating their networks. They describe their Centering Resonance Analysis approach in: Corman, S., Kuhn, T., McPhee, R., and K. Dooley (in press). Studying Complex Discursive Systems: Centering Resonance Analysis of Organizational Communication. Human Communication Research, 28(2). The basic approach seems to be to link nouns and noun phrases (which includes adjectives) into a network and then applies betweenness centrality to score relative influence of words. Presumably, they look for negation words/phrases that change meanings significantly. Steve Abrams _____________________________________________________________________ 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.