***** To join INSNA, visit http://www.insna.org ***** Peter, We developed metrics to examine theoretical and empirical radii as well as bias in edge length in geographic networks. The empirical case in this study involved personal networks involving help/support after Hurricane Katrina. Rychtar, J, EC Jones, RL Bunch, R Gove. 2010. Calculating Edge Length Bias and the Relative Size of a ‘Neighborhood’ in Spatial Social Networks. *Far East Journal of Applied Mathematics* 39(1):53-69*. *Best, Eric On Fri, May 27, 2011 at 11:28, Salvatore Scellato < [log in to unmask]> wrote: > ***** To join INSNA, visit http://www.insna.org ***** > > Dear Peter, > if you want to read something coming from a computer science point of > view on ONLINE social networks, you can read these papers: > > - Backstrom et al. (2010) "Find me if you can: improving geographical > prediction with social and spatial proximity" > (http://portal.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=1772698) > - Scellato et al. (2010) "Distance matters: geo-social metrics for > online social networks" > (http://portal.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=1863198) > > We have also an upcoming paper to be presented at ICWSM 2011: > "Socio-spatial Properties of Online Location-based Social Networks". > It's not available online yet, but I have a link on my webpage. > > Good luck with your research. > > -- > Salvatore Scellato - Ph.D. Student > Computer Laboratory, University of Cambridge > Web: http://www.cl.cam.ac.uk/~ss824/ > > _____________________________________________________________________ > 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. > -- Eric C Jones UNCG Department of Anthropology 1003 Spring Garden St, 426 Graham Bldg Greensboro NC 27412-5001 ph. 336-334-4133 email. [log in to unmask] _____________________________________________________________________ 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.