R, Scientometrics, Knowledge Management, and Social Network Analysis

What is Social Network Analysis?

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It’s simply a way to represent relationships using nodes and ties. The nodes represent the actors, and the ties representing the type and strength of the relationships among the actors.

Network analysis has been growing to the terms where there are businesses concentrating on providing network analysis, such as this one.

Social Network Analysis can be used in knowledge management initiative, specifically if you are in the cartographic school of knowledge management. SNA can be used to know who are the key people in the organization and how important are them for the organization.

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Written by Mathias

October 6, 2008 at 1:37 pm

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