On the theme of instrumenting the interaction order, here is Tanzeem Choudhury (from Dartmouth) giving a talk titled: “Using Sensors to Make Sense of People: Inferring the Micro and Macro Level Properties of Social Networks from Mobile Sensor Data” which she delivered March 2, 2009 as part of the Program on Networked Governance CCCSN Seminar.
A copy of the video that does not require registration is available here.
As people registered for the lecture some took the time to share their interests in network analysis and the NodeXL project. The key themes and topics from these statements focus on studying the social network of various populations of interest including (in no particular order): governments, enterprises, migrants, terrorists, innovators, politicians, corporations, criminals, research literature, sick people and online communities.
Find network correlates of the adoption of innovation
This feed back will shape the kinds of features we explore in the NodeXL project. What are your goals for exploring network data sets? What questions are you trying to answer? What kinds of network structures are of greatest interest? How can NodeXL best support that exploration?