Group-in-a-box – a new layout option in NodeXL (v.164)

Attractive and well designed network visualization layouts are complex to automate.  Many researchers have devoted a great deal of effort to refining algorithms that assign the best set of positions to a set of nodes.  In many cases a layout algorithm will work well for some types of graphs and not others.  NodeXL has a [...]
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Video: Natalia Martín talks to Marc Smith and John Kelly about Social Media Analysis

I spoke about social media with Natalia Martín Cantero, RTVE blogger and professor in digital new reporting at IE School of Communication-IE University in Segovia, Spain along with my colleague John Kelly, from the Berkman Center for Internet & Society, Harvard University and Founder of Morningside Analytics. The video was recorded at the symposium on Transnational connections: Challenges and opportunities for communication. In this [...]
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Marc Smith joining Media-X at Stanford as a Visiting Scholar

I am joining Media-X at Stanford University as a visiting scholar. I will work with Martha Russell and Chuck House in applying social network analysis to social media research. You can email me at masmith1@stanford.edu! Our next event will be in late July and will focus on the use of social media analysis for mapping patterns [...]
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