***** To join INSNA, visit http://www.insna.org ***** Janet, The classic work is Holland and Leinhardt 1973 (http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/0022250X.1973.9989825#.VFkgIvldV8E). I would follow citation chains forward from that. Sincerely, Nathaniel Porter Department of Sociology, The Pennsylvania State University <http://www.sociology.psu.edu> Research Associate, The Association of Religion Data Archives <http://www.thearda.com> On 11/4/2014 1:31 PM, < Janet Okamoto > wrote: > ***** To join INSNA, visit http://www.insna.org ***** > > Hi all, > > I'm currently working on a project collecting network information from a community > health coalition and am looking for any scholarly references to work that has examined > optimal size or thresholds of network rosters given to survey respondents. Is there any > work that has looked at what size or at which point the quality of your data starts to > decrease? How many names and relationships can a person cognitively process at one > time before fatigue sets in and you have to start worrying about data quality? Measurement, meaning, and psychometric properties of network survey questions has > been an interest of mine for years, but I haven't seen many publications about the topic, > so am hoping some on this list can help. > > Thanks, > > Janet > > > > Janet Okamoto, Ph.D > Research Associate > Mayo Clinic > [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. _____________________________________________________________________ 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.