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FYI of others who may be struggling, I've also received  this ref:

Coleman, J.S. (1997). Constructed social networks in the study of diffusion. In B.D. Spencer (ed), Statistics & Public Policy (pp. 180-195). Clarendon Press: Oxford.


Valdis Krebs <[log in to unmask]> wrote: Aleks,

Welcome to the real world... ;-)

Read the Costenbader & Valente paper on missing data... there are  
things you can do with this data.  The good news is that the metrics  
that remain usable with missing data are also the metrics that are  
easier to calculate with large data sets!

There is another paper on the subject of missing data by Carely,  
Borgatti, but they look at random networks -- which are NOT  
social networks.

Have fun, and send us a picture of your graph.


On Jan 16, 2007, at 1:54 PM, Aleks Krotoski wrote:

> Unfortunately, not all alters chose to respond to calls for  
> participation in each wave, therefore I only have a partial network  
> rather than a whole one.

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