Fourth International Seminar in Network Theory

The Fourth International Seminar in Network Theory, sponsored by ANN and the Science of Networks in Communities (SONIC) research laboratory at Northwestern University, was held at the University of Southern California April 26 – 28, 2012. The conference theme this year was “Networked Social Movements and Network Theory,” and speakers included Sasha Costanza-Chock, Karine Nahon, [...]

Hot off the Presses: The Role of Social Networks in Information Diffusion

The Role of Social Networks in Information Diffusion
Eytan Bakshy, Itamar Rosenn, Cameron Marlow, Lada Adamic
In order to study information diffusion in online social networks, Eytan Bakshy and colleagues have conducted a large-scale experiment involving more than 250 million facebook users. The results shed new light on the issue of fragmented of online audiences. In addition, [...]

Hot off the Presses: The Network of Global Corporate Control

The network of global corporate control
A new article by Stefania Vitali, James B. Glattfelder, and Stefano Battiston posted on arXiv.org explores the international ownership networks of corporations.  The paper investigates network topology and lists core economic actors.
The bow-tie structure of international corporate control networks
From the authors:
The structure of the control network of transnational corporations affects [...]

New tools for citation network mapping

Citation networks have long been known as useful tools of representation and data analysis in scientometric research.  A team of scholars coming from biology and physics have now set out to build a suite of citation mapping and recommendation services for everyday use.
Read the article in the Chronicle of Higher Education:
Citation by Citation, New [...]