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See:

Sociometry, Volume VIII, No. 1, February 1945 (special issue on animal
social structure).

K. Faust and J. Skvoretz. 2002. "Comparing networks across
space and time, size and species." in Sociological Methodology 2002,
edited by Ross Stolzenberg. Cambridge, MA: Basil Blackwell.

K. A. Jameson, M. C. Appleby and L. C. Freeman,  "Finding an Appropriate
Order for a Hierarchy Based on Probabilistic Dominance" Animal Behaviour,
57, 1999, 991-998.

L. D. Sailer and S. J. C. Gaulin
1984 Proximity, sociality and observation: the definition of
social groups. American Anthropologist, 86, 91-98.


On Fri, 14 Jan 2005, James Holland Jones wrote:

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> Hi Valdis,
>
> There is actually some history to nonhuman primate social networks.
> Clarence Ray Carpenter, in many respects the father of naturalistic
> primatology, spent a lot of time thinking about primate sociometry.  You
> can see the germ of this in his early work on howler monkeys of Barro
> Colorado Island and the rhesus monkeys of Cayo Santiago.  He sketched
> sociograms representing gibbon social organization in 1937 (these notes
> can be found in the Carpenter Papers housed at Penn State). Carpenter,
> it seems, was profoundly influenced by Moreno.  He has a paper from 1945:
>
> Carpenter, C.R. 1945. Concepts and problems in primate sociometry.
> Sociometry. 8:56-61.
>
> In a truly remarkable book edited by Robert Hinde in 1983, there are a
> number of examples of nonhuman animal sociometry, complete with
> sociograms. Cynthia Moss and Joyce Poole have a terrific chapter on
> elephant social relationships that includes two circulant (weighted)
> sociograms depicting sex-specific association patterns of sexually
> active females.  John Colvin also provides sociograms for the Cayo
> Santiago rhesus macaques.
>
> The full reference for this volume is:
>
> Hinde, R. A. (ed.) 1983. Primate Social Relationships. Oxford: Blackwell
> Scientific Publications.
>
> Richard Conner has some great stuff on dolphin social networks, which I
> assume from your posting that you have seen.
>
> Hope this helps!
>
> Cheers,
>
> Jamie
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