***** To join INSNA, visit http://www.insna.org ***** Another algorithm on clique overlap detection see: Zeev Maoz 2006.*Network Polarization, Network Interdependence, and International Conflict, 1816-2002./Journal of Peace Research,/43(4): 391-411.* <http://jpr.sagepub.com/cgi/reprint/43/4/391> ????? Balazs Vedres: > ***** To join INSNA, visit http://www.insna.org ***** > > There seems to be a blindspot in sociology for overlapping groups. We used the Clique Percolation Method: > > http://angel.elte.hu/cfinder/ > > that yielded interesting theoretical benefits to specify the significance of structural folding (the overlapping of groups) for entrepreneurial recombination and generative tension. Business groups do tend to overlap a lot, and overlapping groups are better performing, but more unstable. Needless to say, you need a historical dataset to understand what cohesion means (as Simmel, Moreno, and the early theoretical school of network ties clearly saw). > > http://www.personal.ceu.hu/staff/Balazs_Vedres/papers/vedres.stark.folds.pdf > > This article appears in the January issue of AJS. > > _____________________________________________________________________ > 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.