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Many thanks to all who responded so quickly!
I will work through all those links and propably come back to you later when more questions arise.
Anyway, this seem like a very active community and I'm looking forward to dive into this field by following this list.

Many thanks again

Am 27.01.2012 um 11:49 schrieb Peter Stadler:

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> Dear all,
> I'm new to this mailing list and seek the wisdom of the crowd:
> For my PhD thesis I'm working with the diaries of Carl Maria von Weber (1786-1826) which are encoded in TEI-XML[1] and are richly annotated with names of persons, places, works etc. Moreover, I have additional information about the (or: most) mentioned people (age, sex, etc.) so my feeling is that this data is very well suited for applying social network analysis.
> Beeing new to this field I made myself familiar with some introductory literature to (historical) social network analysis but haven't found anything yet with regard to historical diaries.
> Any pointers are highly appreciated!
> Best regards
> Peter
> [1] TEI - Text Encoding Initiative:

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