Print

Print


***** To join INSNA, visit http://www.insna.org *****
Michelle,

I use R which has some really easy-to-use mapping tools.  In particular the packages "maps" and "maptools" should be a good start.  If you want to incorporate street-level background maps, then I suggest the packages "OpenStreetMap" together with "ggmap" - once you learn these tools you can pull in address lists.

In fact at http://stackoverflow.com/questions/3257441/geocoding-in-r-with-google-maps
there is a nice little discussion of how to extract the latitude and longitude from any address in the world using the API at maps.google.com.  You can only make 2,500 requests per day, but with a bit of planning, you can work through an entire data set fairly quickly.

- Craig Allen


On Mar 19, 2014, at 8:27 AM, Michelle Anne Birkett wrote:

***** To join INSNA, visit http://www.insna.org *****

Hi Folks,

 

Is anyone familiar with combining network plots with some sort of GIS or geographic mapping software? Iím working with neighborhood by neighborhood connections in Gephi and would love to visualize this on an actual City map. Any resources you can point me to would be appreciated. Software outside of Gephi is fine too.

 

Thanks!
Michelle

 

Michelle Birkett, PhD
Research Assistant Professor
Department of Medical Social Sciences
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
625 N. Michigan Avenue, 27th Floor
Phone: 312.503.3538; Fax: 312.503.4800
Em
ail: [log in to unmask]
www.feinberg.northwestern.edu

 

_____________________________________________________________________ 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.