***** To join INSNA, visit http://www.insna.org ***** > I am studying the Listservs as useful mediums for information exchange. Are > there any network measures that could possiblly characterise how well the > subscibers of a listserv are interconnected by using the email data? Could > you please guide me to any references. you will probably want to start with what Marc Smith et al (Danyel Fisher, etc) at Microsoft have done with their NETSCAN project, and think about possible differences between USENET and listserv traffic from that point of view. http://netscan.research.microsoft.com/ --elijah school of library and information science indiana university bloomington _____________________________________________________________________ SOCNET is a service of INSNA, the professional association for social network researchers (http://www.insna.org). To unsubscribe, send an email message to [log in to unmask] containing the line UNSUBSCRIBE SOCNET in the body of the message.