***** To join INSNA, visit http://www.insna.org ***** Paul Ormerod, the author of butterfly economics, has been working on the network structure of criminal groups. He has a website in which you can find a few of his working papers on the subject including "Scaling Behaviour in the Number of Criminal Acts Committed by Individuals". I hope that they would be helpful to your research. sincerely, Min Quoting "Schwartz, Daniel (JUS)" <[log in to unmask]>: > ***** To join INSNA, visit http://www.insna.org ***** > > Hi All, > > I'm looking for persons with experience in, or knowledge about, using SNA to > target critical nodes in criminal networks. For instance, given a particular > criminal network, with myriad connections between actors, I'd like to use SNA > to help determine which actor(s) should be targeted by law enforcement to > cause the most damage to the criminal network. The basic idea here would be > target actors that provide the "most bang for the buck." > > If anyone is aware of any papers on this topic, or if anyone has engaged in > this type of research, I would love to hear from you. > > Thanks! Dan > > Daniel Schwartz, Ph.D. (Political Science, University of Toronto) > Intelligence Analyst, Government of Ontario > ph: 416-679-2109 > cell: 416-676-4956 > fax: 416-679-2102 > email:[log in to unmask] > > _____________________________________________________________________ > 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. > -- _____________________________________________________________________ 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.