***** To join INSNA, visit http://www.insna.org ***** Hi Chang, This may of interest: Benjamin Renoust, Thanh Duc Ngo, Duy Dinh Le, Shin’Ichi Satoh. "A Social Network Analysis of Face Tracking in News Videos", SITIS 2015, Complex Networks, Bangkok, Thailand, Oct. 2015. http://renoust.com/pub/SITIS2015-renoust.pdf In this work, we are constructing social networks not from faces detected in photos, but from face tracked in about 12 years of news videos. I hope this may contribute, Best, -- Benjamin On 26 January 2016 at 08:49, Chang Z. Lin <[log in to unmask]> wrote: > ***** To join INSNA, visit http://www.insna.org ***** > > Dear fellow network analysts, > > > > Thank you all for the suggestions! I compiled a list of sources on the > subject of using photos as a source of data for social science research. > Hopefully this will benefit other researchers as well. > > Abbott, K. M., Bettger, J. P., Hampton, K. N., & Kohler, H. P. 2013. The > feasibility of measuring social networks among older adults in assisted > living and dementia special care units. *Dementia (London)*. doi: > 10.1177/1471301213494524 > > Apicella, C. L., Marlowe, F. W., Fowler, J. H., & Christakis, N. A. > (2012). Social networks and cooperation in hunter-gatherers. *Nature*, > *481*(7382), 497-501. > > Berry, Brent. "Friends for better or for worse: interracial friendship in > the United States as seen through wedding party photos." *Demography* > 43.3 (2006): 491-510. > > 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 > > Harper, D. 2002. Talking about pictures: A case for photo elicitation. *Visual > studies*, *17*(1), 13-26. > > Modesto Escobar, Modesto. 2015. "Photography, Identity and > Social Networks". 2015 Sunbelt Presentation. > > Valente, T. W., Fujimoto, K., Soto, D., Meeker, D. & Unger, J. B. 2013. > Variations in network boundary and type: A study of adolescent peer > influences. *Social Networks*, *35*, 309-316. > > Werner, Oswald. 1987. Systematic Fieldwork, Vol. 1. Sage. 7.4 Technology > of Observation: Film and Photography. pp. 281-285. > > Best, > > Chang Z. Lin > > Doctoral Candidate > > Department of Sociology > > University of Toronto > > [log in to unmask] > > > > > > > > > > > > *From:* Chang Z. Lin [mailto:[log in to unmask]] > *Sent:* Wednesday, January 20, 2016 5:37 PM > *To:* [log in to unmask] <[log in to unmask]> > *Subject:* Using photos to do network analysis > > > > Dear fellow network analysts, > > > > I am currently in search of network literature on the value of using > photos to study relationships. More specifically using photos as rosters or > memory aids. I would appreciate it if I could be pointed to the relevant > literature. > > > > Thanks, > > > > Chang Z. Lin > > Doctoral Candidate > > Department of Sociology > > University of Toronto > > [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.