I spoke at the 2010 Catalyst Conference in San Diego on July 29th. The conference hashtag is #CAT10. The slides are here: 2010 Catalyst Conference – Trends in Social Network Analysis View more presentations from Marc Smith. A few days before the conference started the #CAT10 twitter social network map looked like this: 26 July [...]
There is a Stanford Media X event on July 22nd, 2010 on new tools for SNA: Network Analysis Made Easy: Using NodeXL To Map Social Media Networks http://mediax.stanford.edu/WSI/marc.html Bring a laptop (running Windows and Office 2007 or 2010) to this workshop and you can be analyzing a social media network from systems like Twitter, flickr, YouTube [...]
The NodeXL team has just released a new version (v.188.8.131.52) that contains a new “Automation” feature that allows users to define a collection of operations to perform on their network graphs and invoke the complete set in a single button click AND reuse that configuration on other workbook graphs. In fact, the feature will apply [...]
A new paper on visualizing social media has been released on the University of Maryland, Human Computer Interaction Laboratory tech report archive. Co-authored by Derek Hansen, myself, and Ben Shneiderman, the paper describes and visualizes the patterns of connections formed when people tweet about events like conferences and news stories. EventGraphs_2010_HCIL_Tech_Report http://www.cs.umd.edu/localphp/hcil/tech-reports-search.php?number=2010-13 Hansen, D., Smith, [...]
The International Sunbelt Social Network Conference is the official conference of the International Network for Social Network Analysis (INSNA). This year’s INSNA “Sunbelt” conference is at the Riva del Garda Fierecongressi, Trento, Italy! Here is the 2010 INSNA Sunbelt Program. This is the NodeXL map of connections among people who tweeted the hashtag used for the conference “#sunbelt”. [...]
Cover art and promotional flier for Analyzing social media networks with NodeXL: Insights from a connected world.