***** To join INSNA, visit http://www.insna.org ***** Carl, have a look Carter Butts article on doing SNA with the R sna package: Butts CT (2008). Social Network Analysis with sna. Journal of Statistical Software, 24(6). http://www.jstatsoft.org/v24/i06/. The package itself comes with the larger tool kit statnet (http://csde.washington.edu/statnet/). Best, Steffen. - Dr. Steffen Blaschke Assistant Professor at the Chair of Organization and Management Faculty of Business, Economics, and Social Sciences University of Hamburg Von-Melle-Park 5 20146 Hamburg, Germany Office: +49 (40) 42838 4676 Cell: +49 (178) 3333625 Weblog: http://lou.econ.uni-hamburg.de Twitter: http://twitter.com/blaschke On May 12, 2010, at 10:19 AM, Carl Nordlund wrote: > ***** To join INSNA, visit http://www.insna.org ***** > > Dear all, > I have recently installed the Windows client of the R language as I would like to play around with some of the SNA algorithms found in Žibernas blockmodeling package. One problem is that I simply don't know R (yet), so I'm digesting the refence manuals as fast as possible. > > However, I guess there are plenty of SNA:ers who are using R in their analyses. Is there a SNA-specific reference to be found somewhere? I am certain that R is a very worthwhile language to learn - and I intend to! - but I'm sort of stuck on simple things like how to load/import network data into R... (I have tried using M<-read.table('myTabSeparatedData') but it adds row and column headers - plus that the resulting M object doesn't seem to be a Matrix object) > > Any help would be greatly appreciated! > > Yours, > Carl > > -- > Carl Nordlund, BA, PhD student > carl.nordlund(at)hek.lu.se > Human Ecology Division, Lund university > www.hek.lu.se > > _____________________________________________________________________ > 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.