***** To join INSNA, visit http://www.insna.org ***** Please consult Federico Varese [[log in to unmask]] who studied plagiarism in science across disciplines. ????? Ian McCulloh: > ***** To join INSNA, visit http://www.insna.org ***** > SOCNET Friends, > I have seen a method presented for constructing social networks, where > passages of text are run through a plaigarism checker on a low > association threshold. People with similar text passages are then > linked in a social network. I cannot find anywhere in the literature > where this has been published. One of my students has used this > technique to develop a social network to compare to another novel > method of social network construction. Her paper is not appropriately > tied to the literature and I am not sure where to direct her. I would > appreciate any references where plagarism checkers have been used to > construct social networks. Failing that, I would also appreciate any > references where social networks have been extracted for authors, > based on the content of their writing. Co-authorship/citation network > references are not needed. > Thanks, > Ian > Ian McCulloh, Ph.D. > Major, US Army > Assistant Professor > U.S. Military Academy > West Point, NY 10996 > _____________________________________________________________________ > 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. -- Ilan Talmud, Ph.D. Senior Lecturer Department of Sociology and Anthropology, University of Haifa Phones: 972-4-8240992 (office direct) 972-4-8240995 / 8249505 (secretaries) (cell) 972-522-220914 Fax: 972-4-8240819 http://soc.haifa.ac.il/~talmud/ http://soc.haifa.ac.il/community Call me free: http://www.jajah.com/Ilantalmud _____________________________________________________________________ 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.