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On Thu, May 16, 2013 at 2:45 PM, Eric C Jones <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Give SocioScope a try, it uses lists right in the software and you see the
> network being created as you go. you can add or subtract from the lists,
> and add lists of attributes, too. you can find it at socioworks.com.
> there's a short manual with it.
>
> Otherwise, NodeXL might be an option. eric
>
> Eric C Jones
> UNCG Department of Anthropology
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> On Thu, May 16, 2013 at 2:39 PM, Jordi Comas <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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>> Hello all-
>>
>> I will be in a developing country on a project.  I want to at least take
>> a first swipe at some network data collection of individuals.
>>
>> In particular  in observations and interviews, I would like to identify
>> both direct relationships (kinship, friendship) as well as affiliation
>> (tribe, church, political party) and basic demographics/attributes.
>>
>> What I am wondering if anyone knows a good tool to collect and input
>> data.
>>
>> FOr example, let's say I am talking to someone and they list a few
>> contacts, or their affiliations.  I am imagining maybe some type of forms
>> would be useful to just get the info, but the form would then push the data
>> to the "right places," as in a table of attribute data, and then matrices
>> of ego data for each individual and affiliation matrices for affiliation
>> data.
>>
>> It is possible that alters named will be egos or other alters.  Is there
>> a way to "stitch" together this information?
>>
>> Anyone know of an existing study that is similar that I could look at?
>>
>> THANK YOU!
>>
>> Jordi
>>
>> Example.
>>
>> I interview Anaia.
>>
>> She names her husband and siblings as kin.  She names several close
>> friends.
>>
>> She provides some brief background info.
>>
>> She lists Church A as her church.  She is from Town Z.  So these are
>> affiliations.
>>
>> I would like to have one input interface that can take the info and push
>> it to at least three databases:
>> 1) attribute
>> 2) egocentric networks by relationship
>> 3) affiliation network (I can assume the same set of affiliations will be
>> relevant for the whole population).
>>
>> --
>> *Jordi Comas*
>> *
>> "There is nothing so practical as a good theory."  Kurt Lewin
>>
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>> School of Management
>> Bucknell University
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>>
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-- 
*Jordi Comas*
*
"There is nothing so practical as a good theory."  Kurt Lewin

*Assistant Professor
School of Management
Bucknell University
Taylor 112
570 577 3161

**Research and Writing Blog: Nets We Weave
<http://netsweweave.wordpress.com>

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