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You may also check Jiawei Han's work on Flickr. It's "mining" more than
"analysis", but related and interesting (I think).

Matteo


On Wed, Aug 14, 2013 at 9:43 AM, Ott Toomet <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

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> Maybe not exactly what you want but Crandall et all (2010) infer social
> networks from Flickr geocoded photos.
>
> Ott
>
> Crandall, D. J.; Backstrom, L.; Cosley, D.; Suri, S.; Huttenlocher, D. &
> Kleinberg, J. Inferring social ties from geographic coincidences
> Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the US, 2010, 107,
> 22436-22441
>
>
> On Tue, Aug 13, 2013 at 7:11 PM, Arnout van de Rijt <
> [log in to unmask]> wrote:
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>> There is a paper by Snijders and Keren in Advances in Group Processes
>> 2001 where participants were presented with pictures and had to choose with
>> whom they would most like to play a trust game. Perhaps of interest.
>>
>> Arnout van de Rijt
>>
>>
>> On Tue, Aug 13, 2013 at 12:00 PM, Ian McCulloh <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>
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>>> My first ever SNA project used terrorist videos of US deaths in Iraq and
>>> Afghanistan.  I had a research team of students that classified 9 different
>>> attributes of videos.  The videos became nodes.  If there were 6 attributes
>>> in common we determined that there was a link between them.  This was based
>>> on a phase transition threshold.  We ran several clustering algorithms to
>>> identify groups of videos.  Reviewing the grouped videos allowed analysts
>>> to identify forensic clues that would otherwise have been missed.  This
>>> information was provided to military units in Iraq and Afghanistan to
>>> apprehend the terrorists and bring them to trial.  The process was never
>>> classified, but I was asked to refrain from publishing the project at the
>>> time.
>>>
>>> Ian McCulloh, PhD
>>> Curtin University Business School
>>>
>>>
>>> On Tue, Aug 13, 2013 at 10:22 AM, Bernie Hogan <[log in to unmask]>wrote:
>>>
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>>>> It's not exactly structural analysis, but its a good example of racial
>>>> homophily and photos. Work by an old collaborator at U. Toronto on
>>>> interracial friendships in wedding photography:
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> http://muse.jhu.edu/login?auth=0&type=summary&url=/journals/demography/v043/43.3berry.html
>>>>
>>>>  Take care,
>>>> BERNiE
>>>>
>>>> Dr Bernie Hogan
>>>> Research Fellow, Oxford Internet Institute
>>>> University of Oxford
>>>> http://www.oii.ox.ac.uk/people/hogan/
>>>>
>>>> ABSTRACT:
>>>> "Friendship patterns are instrumental for testing important hypotheses
>>>> about assimilation processes and group boundaries. Wedding photos provide
>>>> an opportunity to directly observe a realistic representation of close
>>>> interracial friendships and race relations. An analysis of 1,135 wedding
>>>> party photos and related information shows that whites are especially
>>>> unlikely to have black friends who are close enough to be in their wedding
>>>> party. Adjusting for group size, whites and East and Southeast Asians
>>>> (hereafter, E/SE Asians) are equally likely to be in each other's weddings,
>>>> but whites invite blacks to be in their wedding parties only half as much
>>>> as blacks invite whites, and E/SE Asians invite blacks only one-fifth as
>>>> much as blacks invite E/SE Asians. In interracial marriages, both E/SE
>>>> Asian and black spouses in marriages to whites are significantly less
>>>> likely than their white spouses to have close friendships with members of
>>>> their spouse's race."
>>>>
>>>> On 2013-08-13, at 3:04 PM, Gilad Ravid <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>>>
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>>>> Marten,
>>>>
>>>>  I am working with celebs photos to create their social network. you
>>>> can read more about it in.
>>>>
>>>> Ravid, G. & Currid, E. (2010) Celebrities as Category and Group: An
>>>> Empirical Network Analysis of an Elite Population. Sunbelt XXX, Riva Del
>>>> Garrda, Italy
>>>> Currid-Halkett, E. & Ravid, G. (2013) 'Stars' and the connectivity of
>>>> cultural industry world cities: an empirical social network analysis of
>>>> human capital mobility and its implications for economic development,
>>>> Enviroment and Planning A . 44(11)  2646-2663
>>>> Ravid, G. & Currid-Halkett, E.  (2013) The social structure of
>>>> celebrity: an empirical network analysis of an elite population. Celebrity
>>>> Studies
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> please don't hesitate to further discuss it,
>>>>
>>>> Gilad
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> ===================================================
>>>> Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty.  ~Henry Ford
>>>>
>>>> Gilad Ravid, Ph.D
>>>> Department of Industrial Engineering and Management
>>>> Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
>>>> http://www.ravid.org/gilad
>>>> Mobile: +972-544-905-391
>>>> Office: +972-864-72772
>>>> Skype: giladravid
>>>>
>>>> On 13/08/13 15:12, Marten Düring wrote:
>>>>
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>>>>   Dear all,
>>>>
>>>>  I would be glad if you could point me to any work that has used
>>>> photographs as data sources for social network analyses.
>>>>
>>>> For starters, the following concepts come to mind:
>>>> - A photo taken of participants in an event as a data source for a
>>>> bipartite network (actors/event/time etc.)
>>>>
>>>>  - Co-occurrences of actors/objects in several photos representing a
>>>> tie between them / the photos
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Best,
>>>>
>>>> Marten
>>>>
>>>> --
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Dr. Marten Düring
>>>>
>>>> Centre Virtuel de la Connaissance sur l’Europe (CVCE)
>>>> www.cvce.eu / www.cubrikproject.eu
>>>>
>>>> Personal website <http://research.martenduering.com/>, Historical
>>>> Network Research<https://sites.google.com/site/historicalnetworkresearch>
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