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Introduction to Social Network Analysis - Livestream Seminar

Thursday, April 28, 2022 to Saturday, April 30, 2022

Event Details

Statistical Horizons presents Introduction to Social Network Analysis, a 3-day livestream seminar taught by Filip Agneessens on April 28-30. 
This seminar provides an overview of the core concepts and methods in social network analysis. We will make use of functions available in R. The course is very hands-on, emphasizing mastering the software and using the concepts and methods to answer research questions.
You will gain the skills to:
  • Distinguish between different types of networks
  • Visualize social networks using R
  • Understand measures of centrality, discuss research questions they can answer, and how they can be calculated with R
  • Recognize major theories like Heider’s balance theory, Granovetter’s strength of weak ties, small worlds, and structural holes
  • Measure structural holes
  • Understand network-level measures, including measures of cohesion, centralization, reciprocity and transitivity
  • Identify subgroups and communities
  • Deal with two-mode networks
  • Understand and use the concept of equivalence
This livestream seminar will be held via Zoom, but you can also join asynchronously by viewing the recorded videos of each session. Sessions are held live each day from 10:00am-1:00pm and 2:30pm-4:30pm ET (New York time).

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