Posted by: emapey | September 27, 2009

Social Network Theory, the Dunbar Number, Connectors, Mavens, Persuaders, the Strong and Weak Ties and the Scale Free Networks

The CCK09 assignment for this week was: “……in particular, share resources on networks that you encounter in your browsing this week.”

CCK09 – Social Network Theory:

- Introduction to Socia Network Theory
- The Dunbar Number
- The Tipping Point – Connectors, Mavens and Persuaders
- Granovetter – Strong and Weak Ties
- Small World and Scale Free Networks
- Popular Social Networks
- My Twitter Social Network

Introduction to Social Network Theory:
- Social Network Analysis
- Networks: Theory and Application — Open.Michigan via – Benjamin Stewart
- – Social network analysis – Projects, Cases & Research
- T N T – The Network Thinker
- T N T — The Network Thinker: So many people, So little time
- – Innovation Happens at the Intersections
- How to Save the World
- Introduction to Social Network Methods

Sobre Redes (in Spanish)
- Teoría de redes sociales – Indianopedia
- Redes. Revista hispana para el análisis de redes sociales
- Propiedades de las Redes – CCK09 « Conexiones
- Quiénes usan Twitter en la Argentina (Parte 1) « Expresión Pr via Sabrina De Vita

About the Dunbar Number
- Twitter Friends and the Influence of Influentials – Skillful Minds
- Social networks that matter
- Twitter under the microscope – First Monday
- Life With Alacrity: The Dunbar Number as a Limit to Group Sizes
- Robert Paterson’s Weblog: Magic Numbers

About the Tipping Point – Connectors, Mavens and Persuaders
- Applying Gladwell/ Tipping Point theories to twitter users
- Impact as a 21st-Century Library Media Specialist
- The Form of Money: Connectors, Mavens, and Salesmen
- Are you a Connector, a Maven, or a Salesman? – Stepcase Lifehack
- Creative Perch – Connect with a Maven
- Creative Perch – Get Connected
- Creative Perch – Connect with a Salesman
- Daily Kos: Mavens, Persuaders, Connectors and Us
- Tipping Point Toast for Communities? – edublogs

About Granovetter – Strong and Weak Ties:
- The Strength of Weak Ties – Granovetter seminal paper
- Social Networks And Group Formation – Boxes and Arrows
- Weak Ties Vs Strong Ties, Advantages and Disadvantages – Social Network
- Jim Moore’s blog – Note on why blogs matter: The Strength of Weak Ties
- Memetics meets Granovetter. Many-to-Many
- Social Networking Tools to Develop Strong, Weak and Potential Connections

About Small World and Scale Free Networks:
- Asynchronous discussion groups as Small World and Scale Free Networks
- The worldwide air transportation network
- Barabasi, Linked: The New Science of Networks

About Social Networking
- Egocentric and Object Centric Networks
- What kind of Twitter User are You? | JR Farr
- Twitter: “pointless babble” or peripheral awareness + social grooming?
- Twitter VS Facebook « Sabrina’s Weblog
- Visualizing Relationships on Twitter and Social Networks
- Maintained Relationships on Facebook | overstated
- Life With Alacrity: Community by the Numbers, Part II: Personal Circles
- LinkedIn Facebook Twitter – Different Connection Style
- LinkedIn Connection Approach Rethought

Characteristics of my Twitter Social Network:
- What Type of Twitter User Am I?, Online Sapiens
- TweetStats :: for emapey2

CCK08 Forum: Networks
- Who Are the Good Informants in your Network?, CCK08
- CCK08: Which is the most successful network in history?
- CCK08: Norming of the Nodes

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  1. Gracias por el acknowleadgement Eduardo!

  2. I appreciate the link to my post on twitter friends and the influence of influentials.

  3. Oh wow – talk about you doing some of my serious research for me! I intend on turning the crowd-wise series into an e-book later on in the year and you’ve bookmarked great resources for reading.

    Thanks, Eduardo!


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