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Also see
Rice, R. E. (1994). Relating electronic mail use and network structure
to R&D work networks and performance.  Journal of Management
Information Systems, 11(1), 9-20.
for an example comparing email networks with organizational work
communication networks...
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Ronald E. Rice
Arthur N. Rupe Professor
International Communication Association President (2006-2007)
Fulbright Professor, U. Helsinki, Finland (March-July 2006)
Co-Director, Center for Film, Television and New Media
Dept. of Communication, 4840 Ellison Hall
University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106-4020
Ph: 805-893-8696; Fax: 805-893-7102
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> (|    1. Comparing ICT-mediated networks |  >
>  |  > Dear socnetters:
>  |  >
>  |  > I have a dataset consisting of 17 peoples advice-network in a company
>  |  > that is highly distributed. I  have also asked the informants how the
>  |  > different relations is supported by their available ICT  
> (e-mail, mobile
>  |  > phones and IM/SMS) and I would like to analyse closer the difference
>  |  > between the media use within the group. (For instance if some mediated
>  |  > networks are highly similar to the advice network, towards the manager
>  |  > in the groups, etc). Does any of you have suggestions of what kind of
>  |  > analysis would be appropriate for a comparison of mediated networks and
>  |  > advice-networks in such a small group? Or do you know about articles
>  |  > where similar analysis has been conducted?
>  |
>  |  Did you see the recent thread(s) on homophily? It seems like you could
>  |  arrange the media data as attribute-data; of course, this then ignores
>  |  any network data you have regarding the media (that is, 'Alice talks
>  |  to Bob on her cellphone, and Bob talks to Xen with email'). I don't
>  |  know if you have that sort of data.
>  |
>  |  -Nick
>  |
>

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