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Dear Mark,

There are some papers that dig in R&D expert selections. One of them make use of social network information and ontologies for expert recommendation.

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0167923612001996

Could be an approximation to what you are looking for.

Best
Eduardo

2015-05-29 17:00 GMT-03:00 Lubell, Mark <[log in to unmask]>:
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Dear SocNet:

 

I’m looking for a couple of key papers that show how people can use their social network ties to identify prestigious and/or expert individuals, where they might go for information.  Note I’m not talking about using centrality or some other measure where the analysis picks out the individuals. Rather, I’m interested in this from the perspective of the individual.  For example, if I want to know something about a new topic, how would I leverage my social networks to find the best person?

 

Thanks, Mark

 

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