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Apr 20th

Books

Method-specific

  • Multilayer Social Networks, by Mark E. Dickison, Matteo Magnani and Luca Rossi (2016).
  • Software

    Python

  • uunet - Tools for multilayer social networks.
  • Software

    R

  • multinet - Tools for multilayer social networks.
  • Apr 15th

    Datasets

  • Interaction Web Database - Ecological species interactions.
  • Apr 2nd

    Software

    Python

  • graspologicstars224 - Python package for statistical algorithms, models, and visualization for single and multiple networks.
  • Jun 6th, 2020

    Books

    Method-specific

  • The Book of Trees. Visualizing Branches of Knowledge, by Manuel Lima - Hundreds of beautiful tree diagrams, from all periods of history (2014).
  • May 18th, 2020

    Software

    Python

  • littleballoffurstars563 - Python package for sampling from graph structured data with a scikit-learn like API.
  • Feb 17th, 2020

    Software

    R

  • dodgr - Computes distances on dual-weighted directed graphs, such as street networks, using priority-queue shortest paths.
  • neo4rstars89 - Neo4J driver for R.
  • networkD3 - Create d3.js network graphs from R.
  • brainGraph - Tools for performing graph theory analysis of brain MRI data.
  • Software

    JavaScript

  • Oligrapherstars73 - Library initially developed to visualise "networks of influence" among U.S. elites.
  • Feb 7th, 2020

    Software

    JavaScript

  • NetworkCubestars78 - "Dynamic Network Visualizations [for] Domain Scientists." For demo examples, see The Vistorian.
  • Journals

  • Journal of Social Structure (INSNA). Older archives.
  • Jan 25th, 2020

    Software

    Python

  • karateclubstars1.4k - Python package for unsupervised learning on graph structured data with a scikit-learn like API.
  • Jan 7th, 2020

    Software

    R

  • backbone - Provides methods for binarizing a weighted network retaining only significant edges.
  • networkdatastars121 - Includes 979 network datasets containing 2135 networks.
  • signnetstars16 Methods to analyse signed networks (structural balance, blockmodeling, centrality, etc.)
  • snahelper - RStudio addin which provides a GUI to visualize and analyse networks
  • Jul 14th, 2019

    Software

    Tutorials

  • Static and Dynamic Network Visualization with R - Covers the igraph, network, ggraph, network, networkD3, ndtv, threejs and visNetwork packages (2019).
  • Varia

  • Awesome graph classificationstars4.3k - Comprehensive list of graph embedding papers with title, authors, link to the paper and reference implementation.
  • Jun 15th, 2019

    Books

    Software-specific

  • A User’s Guide to Network Analysis in R, by Douglas A. Luke (2015).
  • Datasets

  • Animal Social Network Repository - Large “multi-species repository of social networks.”
  • Colorado Index of Complex Networks (ICON) - Large collection of networks described and indexed by Aaron Clauset’s research group.
  • Network Science Book - Network Datasets - Network data sets from Albert-László Barabási’s Network Science book. Includes data on IMDB actors, arXiv scientific collaboration, network of routers, the US power grid, protein-protein interactions, cell phone users, citation networks, metabolic reactions, e-mail networks, and nd.edu Web pages.
  • Philosophers Networks from Randall Collins’s The Sociology of Philosophies.
  • Professional Groups

    Research Groups (USA)

  • Pacific Ecoinformatics and Computational Ecology Lab - Non-profit study group of ecological networks (“food webs”).
  • Network Dynamics Group at the Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania. Twitter: @NDGannenberg.
  • Social Network Analysis Group at Stanford.
  • Review Articles

    Archeological and Historical Networks

  • Analyse de réseaux et histoire, in French (Revue d’histoire moderne et contemporaine, 2005).
  • Analyser les réseaux du passé en archéologie et en histoire, in French (Les Nouvelles de l’Archéologie, 2014).
  • Introduction : où en est l’analyse de réseaux en histoire ? [Introducción: ¿en qué punto se encuentra el análisis de redes en Historia?], in French (also in Spanish; REDES, 2011).
  • Networks in Historical Research (in The Historian’s Macroscope, 2013).
  • Review Articles

    Bibliographic, Citation and Semantic Networks

  • Self-Citations, Co-Authorships and Keywords: A New Approach to Scientists’ Field Mobility? (Scientometrics, 2007).
  • Tradition and Innovation in Scientists’ Research Strategies (Annual Review of Sociology, 2015).
  • Dynamic Scientific Co-Authorship Networks (Models of Science Dynamics, 2012).
  • Review Articles

    Social, Economic and Political Networks

  • A propos de la notion de rôle dans l’analyse des relations sociales (Mathématiques et sciences humaines, 2011).
  • Networks and Trade (Annual Review of Economics, 2018).
  • Social Networks and Crime: Pitfalls and Promises for Advancing the Field (Annual Review of Criminology, 2019).
  • Selected Papers

  • Deux traditions d’analyse des reseaux sociaux, by Michael Eve (English version; Réseaux, 2002).
  • Topics in Social Network Analysis and Network Science, by A. James O’Malley and Jukka-Pekka Onnela - 50-page introduction to network analysis, with just the right amount of detail on all aspects of it (The Handbook of Health Services Research, forthcoming 2017).
  • Software

  • Node Overlap and Segregation Software - Web-based tool to compute Strona and Veech’s node overlap and segregation measures.
  • SparklingGraph - Cross-platform tool to perform large-scale, distributed network computations with Apache Spark’s GraphX module; written in Java and Scala.
  • Software

    R

  • tidygraph - ‘Tidy’ approach to building graph structures. See also: ggraph R package.
  • Varia

  • (@) Network Science PhDs - Twitter account. Goal: “broadcast research, opportunities, and insights among grad students studying #networkscience.”
  • (@) Network Fact - Twitter account on networks, graph theory, and related topics.
  • (@) Network Science - A thematic list of Twitter accounts, curated by Katherine Ognyanova.
  • Varia

    Blog Series

  • TNT: The Network Thinkers - Valdis Krebs’ blog.
  • Under Roquentin’s Chestnut Tree - Moses Boudourides’ blog on analyzing (mostly) networks with Python.
  • Varia

    Two-Mode Networks

  • L’analyse des graphes bipartis, in French (2013).
  • Review Articles

    Complex and Multilayer Networks

  • Multilayer Networks in a Nutshell (Annual Review of Condensed Matter Physics, 2019).
  • Review Articles

    Network Modeling

  • Basic Models and Questions in Statistical Network Analysis (Statistics Surveys, 2017).
  • Professional Groups

  • APSA Political Networks - Organized Section of the American Political Science Association (APSA). Twitter: @PolNetworks.
  • ECPR Political Networks SG - Standing Group of the European Consortium for Political Research. Twitter: @politicalnets.
  • Jun 14th, 2019

    Courses

  • Network Science (Physics), by Albert-László Barabási, Sean Cornelius and Roberta Sinatra (Northeastern University, 2015).
  • Datasets

  • Manlio De Domenico’s Complex Multilayer Networks.
  • Professional Groups

  • INSNA - International Network for Social Network Analysis (SOCNET mailing-list).
  • Review Articles

    Biological, Ecological and Disease Networks

  • Biological Networks (Handbook of Graph Drawing and Visualization, 2014).
  • Software

    Algorithms

  • Linkcomm - Link Communities in Complex Networksstars81 - Community detection algorithms, available in C++, Python and R.
  • Software

    Python

  • webweb - MATLAB/Python library to produce interactive network visualizations with d3.js.
  • May 18th, 2019

    Software

    JavaScript

  • greuler - Visualization library to build and manipulate graphs through a simple API. Powered by d3.js and WebCola.
  • Apr 26th, 2019

    Courses

  • Networks (Economics), by Mardavij Roozbehani and Evan Sadler (MIT, 2018).
  • Journals

  • Online Social Networks and Media (Elsevier, gated).
  • Books

    Classics

  • A Novitiate in a Period of Change: An Experimental and Case Study of Social Relationships, by Samuel F. Sampson (unpublished PhD dissertation, 1968).
  • Apr 21st, 2019

    Software

    R

  • netrankr - Up-to-date collection of network centrality indices, with lots of documentation.
  • ggraph - Grammar of graph graphics built in the spirit of ggplot2. See also: tidygraph R package.
  • bipartite - Functions to visualize bipartite (two-mode) networks and compute indices commonly used in ecological research. See also: levelnet R package.
  • levelnetstars8 - Experimental package to analyze one-mode projections of bipartite (two-mode) networks. See also: bipartite R package.
  • graphlayouts - Layout algorithms based on the concept of stress majorization.
  • Varia

  • Psych Networks - Website with news, references and tutorials about network modeling for psychological data.
  • Mar 9th, 2019

    Software

    Python

  • dash-cytoscapestars376 - Interactive network visualization library in Python, powered by Cytoscape.js and Dash
  • Dec 28th, 2018

    Varia

  • Awesome community detectionstars1.8k - Comprehensive list of community detection papers with title, authors, link to the paper and reference implementation.
  • May 9th, 2018

    Review Articles

    Archeological and Historical Networks

  • Graph Theory and Networks in Biology (preprint; IET Systems Biology, 2007).
  • May 1st, 2018

    Varia

  • The Small World of Psychopathology - Paper on how psychiatric symptoms connec to each other (code, data and graphs).
  • Apr 20th, 2018

    Books

    Dissemination

  • Linked: The New Science of Networks, by Albert-László Barabási (2002).
  • Datasets

  • Connectome - Comprehensive maps of neural connections.
  • Journals

  • Journal of Complex Networks (Oxford, gated).
  • Professional Groups

  • AFS RT 26 “Réseaux sociaux” - Thematic Network of the French Sociological Association (AFS), in French (old website).
  • Professional Groups

    Research Groups (Other)

  • Large Graphs and Networks - Research group at the Catholic University of Louvain (official page).
  • Murata Laboratory - Tokyo-based research group, studying bi-, tri- and k-partite (hyper)networks.
  • Review Articles

    Network Modeling

  • Positional Analysis and Blockmodeling (Computational Complexity, 2012).
  • Review Articles

    Social, Economic and Political Networks

  • Networks in Social Psychology, Beginning with Kurt Lewin (Encyclopedia of Social Network Analysis and Mining, 2014).
  • Positions and Roles (The SAGE Handbook of Social Network Analysis, 2011).
  • Urban Social Networks: Some Methodological Problems and Possibilities (The Small World, 1989).
  • Selected Papers

  • Network Analysis, Culture, and the Problem of Agency, by Mustafa Emirbayer and Jeff Goodwin (American Journal of Sociology, 1994), and Manifesto for a Relational Sociology, by Mustafa Emirbayer (American Journal of Sociology, 1997) - Sociological foundations for a science of social ties.
  • Software

    Algorithms

  • CONGA and CONGO - Algorithms to detect overlapping communities in networks, written in Java.
  • Software

    C / C++

  • OpenOrd: Large-scale Graph Layout (formerly DrL) - C++ algorithm, also available as a Gephi plugin.
  • Varia

  • Convert Between Graph Formats - Online service to convert from/to many different common graph formats.
  • Varia

    Network Science

  • The ‘New’ Science of Networks - Review of network science books published in 2002-2003.
  • Apr 19th, 2018

    Varia

    Two-Mode Networks

  • Fitting Large Signed Two-mode Blockmodels: Problems and Prospects.
  • Partitioning Signed Two-Mode Networks.
  • Books

    Dissemination

  • Network Literacy: Essential Concepts and Core ideas, by the NetSciEd team (c. 2016) - Available in several languages (paper).
  • Books

    Method-specific

  • Network Analysis in Archaeology, edited by Carl Knappett (2013; review in French).
  • Journals

  • NETCOM. Networks and Communication Studies, in English and in French (Revues.org).
  • Review Articles

    Network Modeling

  • Social Network Evolution and Actor Oriented Models (Mathematics & Social Sciences, 1997).
  • Selected Papers

  • Aux sources des grands réseaux d’interactions. Retour sur quelques propriétés déterminantes des réseaux sociaux issus de corpus documentaires, by Pascal Cristofoli, in French - Reviews the current state of relational sociology and network analysis in light of the large-scale and online data (Réseaux, 2008).
  • La notion de réseau complexe : du réseau comme abstraction et outil à la masse de données des réseaux sociaux en ligne, by Alain Barrat, in French - Accessible introduction to the study of complex networks (Communication & Organisation, 2013).
  • Varia

    Network Science

  • Editing a Normal Science Journal in Social Science - Reflections on the Social Networks journal by its founding editor.
  • Apr 13th, 2018

    Software

    Java

  • Mixerstars1 - Prototype showing how to use Apache Fluo to continuously merge multiple large graphs into a single derived one.
  • Mar 3rd, 2018

    Datasets

  • Movie galaxies - A databse of movie characters interaction graphs.
  • Nov 24th, 2017

    Books

    Topic-specific

  • Fundamentals of Brain Network Analysis, by Alex Fornito, Andrew Zalesky and Edward Bullmore (2016).
  • Nov 3rd, 2017

    Books

    General Overviews

  • Network Science, by Albert-László Barabási - Full book online (2016).
  • Journals

  • REDES. Revista hispana para el análisis de redes sociales, in Spanish (INSNA).
  • Oct 9th, 2017

    Software

    Python

  • SnapVXstars59 - A convex optimization solver for problems defined on a graph.
  • Snap.py - A Python interface for SNAP (a general purpose, high performance system for analysis and manipulation of large networks).
  • Aug 30th, 2017

    Books

    Topic-specific

  • The Chessboard and the Web. Strategies of Connection in a Networked World, by Anne-Marie Slaughter (2017); applies network science to world politics.
  • Aug 21st, 2017

    Software

  • Graph Commons - Collaborative platform for mapping, analyzing and publishing data-networks.
  • Metamaps - Free, open-source platform to draw networks, currently in beta.
  • Jul 14th, 2017

    Datasets

  • igraphdata - R data-centric package.
  • Software

    R

  • amen - Additive and multiplicative effects models for relational data.
  • Bergm - Tools to analyse Bayesian exponential random graph models (BERGM).
  • blockmodeling - Implementats generalized blockmodeling for valued networks.
  • bnlearn - Tools for Bayesian network learning and inference (related Shiny app).
  • btergm - Tools to fit temporal ERGMs by bootstrapped pseudolikelihood. Also provides MCMC maximum likelihood estimation, goodness of fit for ERGMs, TERGMs, and stochastic actor-oriented models (SAOMs), and tools for the micro-level interpretation of ERGMs and TERGMs.
  • ergm - Estimation of Exponential Random Graph Models (ERGM).
  • GERGM - Estimation and diagnosis of the convergence of Generalized Exponential Random Graph Models (GERGM).
  • geomnet - Single-geometry approach to network visualization with ggplot2.
  • ggnetwork - Multiple-geometries approach to plot network objects with ggplot2.
  • hergm - Estimate and simulate hierarchical exponential-family random graph models (HERGM) with local dependence.
  • hierformR – Determine paths and states that social networks develop over time to form social hierarchies.
  • influenceR - Compute various node centrality network measures by Burt, Borgatti and others.
  • keyplayer - Implements several network centrality measures.
  • latentnet - Latent position and cluster models for network objects.
  • ndtv - Tools to construct animated visualizations of dynamic network data in various formats.
  • netdiffuseR - Tools to analyze the network diffusion of innovations.
  • network - Basic tools to manipulate relational data in R.
  • networkDynamic - Support for dynamic, (inter)temporal networks.
  • networksis - Tools to simulate bipartite networksgraphs with the degrees of the nodes fixed and specified.
  • PAFit - Nonparametric estimation of preferential attachment and node fitness in temporal complex networks.
  • PCIT - Implements Partial Correlation with Information Theory in order to identify meaningful correlations in weighted networks, such as gene co-expression networks.
  • qgraph - Tools to model and visualize psychometric networks; also aimed at weighted graphical models).
  • relevent - Tools to fit relational event models (REM).
    • informR - Tools to create sequence statistics from event lists to be used in relevent.
  • rem - Estimate endogenous network effects in event sequences and fit relational event models (REM), which measure how networks form and evolve over time.
  • rgexf - Export network objects from R to GEXF for manipulation with software like Gephi or Sigma.
  • sna - Basic network constructors, measures and visualization tools.
  • SocialMediaLab - Tools for collecting social media data and generating networks from it (companion website, github repo).
  • spnet - Methods for dealing with spatial social networks.
  • tergm - Fit, simulate and diagnose models for temporal exponential-family random graph models (TERGM).
  • tnam - Tools to fit temporal and cross-sectional network autocorrelation models (TNAM).
  • tnet - Network measures for weighted, two-mode and longitudinal networks.
  • tsna - Tools for temporal social network analysis.
  • xergm - Extensions of exponential random graph models (ERGM, GERGM, TERGM, TNAM and REM).
  • Varia

  • Tutorial Paper on New Methods for Estimating Psychological Networks.
  • Jul 12th, 2017

    Software

    Java

  • GraphStream - Java library for the modeling and analysis of dynamic graphs.
  • Jun 21st, 2017

    Software

    Python

  • hiveplot - Python utility for drawing networks as hive plots on matplotlib, a more comprehensive network visualization.
  • Jun 18th, 2017

    Software

  • Linkage - Online tool to visualize and model networks with textual edges.
  • Mar 31st, 2017

    Books

    Dissemination

  • Connected: The Surprising Power of Our Social Networks and How They Shape Our Lives, by Nicholas A. Christakis and James H. Fowler (2009).
  • Books

    General Overviews

  • Encyclopedia of Social Networks, edited by George A. Barnett - Covers all sorts of network-related themes (many of them not formal) as well as social network analysis (2011).
  • Books

    Graph Theory

  • Combinatorics and Graph Theory, by John Harris, Jeffry L. Hirst and Michael Mossinghoff (2008).
  • Books

    Method-specific

  • Bayesian Networks in R with Applications in Systems Biology, by Radhakrishnan Nagarajan, Marco Scutari and Sophie Lèbre (website; 2013).
  • Books

    Software-specific

  • Algorithmic Graph Theory and Sage, by David Joyner, Minh Van Nguyen, and David Phillips - Full book online (2013).
  • Books

    Topic-specific

  • Communities and Networks: Using Social Network Analysis to Rethink Urban and Community Studies, by Katherine Giuffre (2013).
  • Conferences

  • ASONAM - IEEE/ACM International Conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining.
  • Courses

  • Complex Networks, by Peter Sheridan Dodds (University of Vermont, 2016; Twitter: @networksvox).
  • Journals

  • Applied Network Science (Springer Open).
  • Professional Groups

    Research Groups (USA)

  • Annenberg Networks Network (ANN) - Research group studying social networks at the University of Southern California.
  • Professional Groups

    Research Groups (Other)

  • Cambridge Networks Network (CNN) - Research network on complex networks.
  • Review Articles

    Bibliographic, Citation and Semantic Networks

  • Assessing Impact and Quality from Local Dynamics of Citation Networks (Journal of Informetrics, 2012).
  • Review Articles

    Complex and Multilayer Networks

  • The Architecture of Complexity - From network theory to complexity theory (IEEE Control Systems Magazine, 2007).
  • Review Articles

    Ethics of Network Analysis

  • A Cautionary Note on Data Inputs and Visual Outputs in Social Network Analysis (SNA) (preprint; British Journal of Management, 2014).
  • Review Articles

    Network Modeling

  • A Brief History of Statistical Models for Network Analysis and Open Challenges (Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics, 2012).
  • Review Articles

    Network Visualization

  • Explorations into the Visualization of Policy Networks (Journal of Theoretical Politics, 1999).
  • Software

  • ArcGIS Network Analyst - Network-based spatial analysis software for solving complex routing problems.
  • Software

    Algorithms

  • algo.graphstars16 - Basic graph theory algorithms written in Clojure.
  • Software

    C / C++

  • Benchmark Graphs to Test Community Detection Algorithms - C++ code to generate weighted and unweighted graphs.
  • Software

    JavaScript

  • Cytoscape.js - Network analysis and visualization library.
  • Software

    Julia

  • BayesNets.jlstars181 - Package to work with Bayesian networks.
  • Software

    MATLAB

  • Brain Connectivity Toolbox - Toolbox for complex-network analysis of structural and functional brain-connectivity data, with links to many related projects.
  • Software

    Python

  • graph-tool - Python module for network manipulation and analysis, written mostly in C++ for speed.
  • Software

    Stata

  • nwcommands: Network Analysis Using Stata (discussion, tutorials and slides).
  • Software

    Syntaxes

  • DOT - Graph drawing syntax used by the Graphviz software.
  • Software

    Tutorials

  • Basic and Advanced Network Visualization with Gephi and R (2016).
  • Varia

  • +100 herramientas para el análisis de redes sociales - Long list of diverse applications of network analysis, with shorts descriptions in Spanish.
  • Varia

    Blog Series

  • Archaeological Networks - Tom Brughmans’ blog, aimed at archaeologists and historians.
  • Varia

    Fictional Networks

  • Analyzing Networks of Characters in Love Actually - Features a cluster analysis and a Shiny app (using R + Shiny).
  • Varia

    Small Worlds

  • The Erdös Number Project - Research project on the collaborative ties and network distance between mathematicians.
  • How Small is the World, Really? - Discussion of “x degrees of separation” small-world experiments.
  • The Oracle of Bacon - Based on an online game that resulted in a charity.
  • Panel: Six Degrees of Separation - Video of a conference at Cornell University, featuring Duncan J. Watts, Steven H. Strogatz, Jon Kleinberg and other speakers.
  • Patterns in the Ivy: The Small World of Metal - Example of a two-mode network analysis based on metal artists and bands.
  • Six Degrees of Francis Bacon - Interactive visualization of a well-documented early modern historical network.
  • Six Degrees of Separation - Wikipedia English entry.
  • Mar 29th, 2017

    Varia

  • (Psychological) Network Analysis Workshops - 3-day workshop on psychological network analysis using R.
  • Mar 26th, 2017

    Professional Groups

    Research Groups (USA)

  • Network Interdependence in Social Systems (NISS Lab) - Led by Skyler J. Cranmer at Ohio State University.
  • Review Articles

    Social, Economic and Political Networks

  • Network Analysis for International Relations (International Organization, 2009).
  • Mar 14th, 2017

    Varia

  • Open Graph protocol - A proposed standard to turn any Web page into a “social graph object.”
  • Centrality Measures as a Signature of Roles in Rousseau’s Les Confessions - Analysis of a real-world character network.
  • Journals

  • ARCS – Analyse de réseaux pour les sciences sociales / Network Analysis for the Social Sciences, in English and in French (GDR ARSHS).
  • Professional Groups

    Research Groups (Other)

  • GDR Analyse de réseaux en sciences humaines et sociales – French research group with funds to support training and workshops on network analysis for social scientists.
  • Software

    JavaScript

  • Graphology - Specification and reference implementation for a robust and multipurpose JavaScript Graph object.
  • Jan 26th, 2017

    Courses

  • Social Networks, by Dennis M. Feehan (University of Berkeley, 2017).
  • Review Articles

    Social, Economic and Political Networks

  • The Social and the Sexual: Networks in Contemporary Demographic Research (PSC Working Paper Series, 2013).
  • Selected Papers

  • Revisiting the Foundations of Network Analysis, by Carter T. Butts - On choosing the right network representation to frame a research problem.
  • Varia

    Network Science

  • The Emergence of Network Science - Video documentary, featuring Steven H. Strogatz and many others.
  • A Twenty-First Century Science - Essay by Duncan J. Watts.
  • Jan 13th, 2017

    Varia

  • Cheat Sheet: Social Network Analysis for Humanists - Basic notions to remember when assembling and manipulating network data.
  • Review Articles

    Archeological and Historical Networks

  • From Hermeneutics to Data to Networks: Data Extraction and Network Visualization of Historical Sources (Programming Historian, 2015).
  • Jan 12th, 2017

    Software

  • PUCK - Program for the Use and Computation of Kinship data - Cross-platform Java program for genealogical network analysis.
  • Jan 7th, 2017

    Books

    Graph Theory

  • The Fascinating World of Graph Theory, by Arthur Benjamin, Gary Chartrand and Ping Zhang (2015).
  • Graph Theory, by John A. Bondy and Uppaluri S.R. Murty (2008).
  • Graph Theory, by Reinhard Diestel - Full book online, also in Chinese and German (2016).
  • Graph Theory, by Frank Harary - Full book online (1969).
  • Graphs & Digraphs, by Gary Chartrand, Linda Lesniak and Ping Zhang (2016).
  • Introduction to Combinatorics and Graph Theory, by Daniel Guichard - Full book online (2016).
  • Modern Graph Theory, by Belá Bollobás (1998).
  • Books

    Classics

  • Social Network Analysis, by John Scott (2017).
  • Books

    Software-specific

  • Analyzing Social Networks (using UCINET), by Stephen P. Borgatti, Martin G. Everett and Jeffrey C. Johnson (2013).
  • Software

  • SageMath - Free open-source mathematics software with extensive graph capabilities.
  • Jan 2nd, 2017

    Software

  • UNISoN - Cross-platform program to download and visualize Usenet data. Developed for a Masters degree.
  • Tulip - Cross-platform network analysis and visualization framework built on top of a C++ library, with plugins dedicated to specific biological and physical networks. Also available through its Python package.
  • Software

    R

  • RCy3 - Interface between R and recent versions of Cytoscape.
  • RCyjs - Interface between R and Cytoscape.js.
  • Jan 1st, 2017

    Professional Groups

  • Mathematical Sociology Section of the American Sociological Association (ASA).
  • Professional Groups

    Research Groups (Other)

  • Network Science Research Centre, Swansea University.
  • Software

    Julia

  • EcologicalNetwork.jlstars60 - Package to compute measures of ecological network structures.
  • EvolvingGraphsstars1 - Package to create, manipulate and study time-dependent networks.
  • MatrixNetworks.jlstars86 - A method to handle graph/matrix/network structures.
  • NetworkFlows.jlstars3 - Package of network flows algorithms.
  • NetworkViz.jlstars28 - Package to visualize graphs produced with LightGraphs.jl, using ThreeJS.jlstars52.
  • PhyloNetworks.jlstars103 - Package to manipulate, analyze and visualize phylogenetic networks.
  • Dec 31st, 2016

    Varia

  • Network Map of Knowledge and Art - DBPedia-derived networks of who-was-influenced-by-whom directed ties, using SPARQL and Gephi.
  • Dec 29th, 2016

    Software

    Julia

  • TikzGraphsstars61 - Package to create graph layouts using the TikZ graphics language.
  • Dec 28th, 2016

    Professional Groups

    Research Groups (USA)

  • Northeastern University Center for Complex Network Research - Led by Albert-László Barabási.
  • Review Articles

    Biological, Ecological and Disease Networks

  • Interactome Networks and Human Disease (Cell, 2011).
  • Network Biology: Understanding the Cell’s Functional Organization - Accessible introduction to (cellular) network analysis (Nature Reviews Genetics, 2004).
  • Network Medicine: A Network-based Approach to Human Disease (Nature Review Genetics, 2011).
  • Review Articles

    Complex and Multilayer Networks

  • Statistical Mechanics of Complex Networks (Reviews of Modern Physics, 2002).
  • Selected Papers

  • Scale-Free Networks, by Albert-László Barabási and Eric Bonabeau - Early, accessible formulation of the “networks are everywhere” argument (Scientific American, 2003).
  • Varia

    Network Science

  • From Albert-László Barabási’s review articles:
  • Dec 21st, 2016

    Books

    Topic-specific

  • Network Analysis Literacy. A Practical Approach to the Analysis of Networks, by Katharina A. Zweig (2016).
  • Dec 7th, 2016

    Professional Groups

    Research Groups (Other)

  • Digital Humanities - Interdisciplinary group of researchers at the Marc Bloch Centre in Berlin, with many network science projects.
  • Review Articles

    Bibliographic, Citation and Semantic Networks

  • Atypical Combinations and Scientific Impact (Science, 2013).
  • On Bibliographic Networks (Scientometrics, 2013).
  • Nov 29th, 2016

    Books

    Software-specific

  • Data Science and Complex Networks: Real Case Studies with Python, by Guido Caldarelli and Alessandro Chessa (2016).
  • Nov 18th, 2016

    Software

    R

  • NetSim - Simulate and combine micro-models to research their impact on the macro-features of social networks.
  • Nov 13th, 2016

    Professional Groups

    Research Groups (USA)

  • Northeastern University Network Science Institute - Features a PhD in Network Science program.
  • Nov 6th, 2016

    Review Articles

    Biological, Ecological and Disease Networks

  • Network Analysis: An Integrative Approach to the Structure of Psychopathology (Annual Review of Clinical Psychology, 2013).
  • Books

    Topic-specific

  • Dynamical Networks in Psychology: More Than A Pretty Picture?, by Laura Bringmann (2016; PhD dissertation).
  • Oct 31st, 2016

    Professional Groups

    Research Groups (USA)

  • Center for Applied Network Analysis (CANA) - Research group based at the University of Southern California School of Medicine.
  • Oct 29th, 2016

    Software

  • EgoWeb - Server-side software for social network data collection and processing.
  • Network Canvas - Set of tools to collect personal network data (in early development).
  • Oct 27th, 2016

    Selected Papers

  • Node Centrality in Weighted Networks: Generalizing Degree and Shortest Paths, by Tore Opsahl, Filip Agneessens and John Skvoretz - Explores the generalization of network centrality and distance measures to (positively) valued graphs (Social Networks, 2010; companion website).
  • Oct 18th, 2016

    Software

    JavaScript

  • GoJS - Visualization library to draw diagrams and several types of network layouts.
  • Sep 19th, 2016

    Software

    Python

  • PyGraphistrystars1.5k - Python library to extract, transform, and visually explore big graphs.
  • Sep 9th, 2016

    Professional Groups

    Research Groups (Other)

  • Network Dynamics - Research Lab at McGill University, led by Derek Ruths
  • Software

    Python

  • metaknowledge - Python package to turn bibliometrics data into authorship and citation networks.
  • Sep 5th, 2016

    Software

  • Vizster - Cross-platform Java program to visualize online social networks.
  • Varia

  • Periodic Table of Network Centrality - Interactive periodic table of centrality indices.
  • Software

    JavaScript

  • GENSI - JavaScript graphical tool to collect ego-centered network data (paper).
  • Jul 2nd, 2016

    Professional Groups

    Research Groups (USA)

  • Duke Network Analysis Center.
  • May 30th, 2016

    Books

    Method-specific

  • Handbook of Graph Drawing and Visualization, edited by Roberto Tamassia (chapter proofs; 2013).
  • May 28th, 2016

    Datasets

  • Network Repository - Fully searchable database containing hundreds of real-world networks.
  • Nexus - Repository of network datasets in GraphML and igraph formats.
  • SocioPatterns Datasets - Network data obtained through the SocioPatterns sensing platform.
  • UCINET Datasets - Network data in UCINET format.
  • May 16th, 2016

    Professional Groups

    Research Groups (Other)

  • Data Science Group - Wroclaw-based research group that studies, among many things, complex networks and other network-related topics.
  • Software

  • GraphX - Apache Spark module to perform graph-related parallel computation.
  • May 12th, 2016

    Software

  • Polinode - Web-based platform to both analyze network data as well as collect network data via relationship-based surveys.
  • May 6th, 2016

    Software

  • Lynks - Web-based tool for simple network analysis and visualization.
  • OSoMe - Web-based platform to analyze social media data, including through Twitter-based and co-occurrence networks.
  • May 2nd, 2016

    Professional Groups

    Research Groups (Other)

  • ANR-Lab - International Laboratory for Applied Network Research - Russian group based at the National Research University in Moscow.
  • Software

  • PARTNER - Program to Analyze, Record, and Track Networks to Enhance Relationships - Excel-based tool for building networks from surveys.
  • May 1st, 2016

    Software

    Julia

  • Graphs.jlstars208 - Package to manipulate graph objects in Julia.
  • JuliaGraphs - Suite of Julia packages for network analysis.
  • Apr 28th, 2016

    Review Articles

    Bibliographic, Citation and Semantic Networks

  • Socio-Semantic Frameworks (preprint; Advances in Complex Systems, 2013).
  • Socio-Semantic Modeling of Epistemic Communities (APSA, 2014).
  • Extracting Citation Networks from Publications in Classics (Digital Humanities Quarterly, forthcoming).
  • Review Articles

    Ethics of Network Analysis

  • Ethical Dilemmas in Social Network Research (special issue of Social Networks, 2005).
  • Ethical and Strategic Issues in Organizational Social Network Analysis (The Journal of Applied Behavioral Science, 2003).
  • Books

    General Overviews

  • Understanding Social Networks. Theories, Concepts, and Findings, by Charles Kadushin (2012).
  • Review Articles

    Biological, Ecological and Disease Networks

  • Social Networks and the Spread of Infectious Diseases: the AIDS Example (Social Networks, 1985).
  • Software

  • EgoNet - Cross-platform Java program for ego network analysis.
  • Apr 24th, 2016

    Contents

  • Contributing Guidelines
  • Conferences

  • PolNet - Annual Political Networks Workshops and Conference - Organized by the APSA Organized Section on Political Networks (PolNet).
  • NetSci - International School and Conference on Social Networks - Organized by the Network Science Society (NetSci).
  • Sunbelt - Social Networks Conference of the International Network for Social Network Analysis - Organized by the International Network for Social Network Analysis (INSNA).
  • Courses

  • Graph Theory (Mathematics), by Christopher Griffin - Full lecture notes (Penn State University, 2012).
  • Network Analysis and Modeling (Computer Science), by Aaron Clauset - Full lecture slides and readings (University of Colorado, 2014).
  • Network Science (Computer Science), by Constantine Dovrolis - Mostly open access readings (Georgia Tech, 2015).
  • Social Network Analysis with Pajek, by Andrej Mrvar (University of Ljubljana, 2016).
  • Datasets

  • Bill Cosponsorship Networks in European Parliamentsstars12 - Legislative cosponsorship networks, in R format.
  • Eric D. Kolaczyk’s Network Datasets.
  • James H. Fowler’s Cosponsorship Network Data Page.
  • Linton Freeman’s Network Data - Over 300 datasets of all sorts, in UCINET format.
  • Mangal - Online platform to analyze, archive and share ecological network data (preprint, Python packagestars2, R packagestars11).
  • Mark E.J. Newman’s Network Data (example visualizations).
  • tnet Datasets - Weighted network data.
  • Professional Groups

  • GDR ARSHS - GDR Analyse de réseaux en sciences humaines et sociales, in French - Research group based in Paris.
  • NetSci - Network Science Society.
  • Professional Groups

    Research Groups (USA)

  • Channing Division of Network Medicine - Research division within the Department of Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.
  • Peter J. Mucha’s Research Group at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
  • Professional Groups

    Research Groups (Other)

  • Forschungscluster der Universitäten Trier und Mainz “Gesellschaftliche Abhängigkeiten und soziale Netzwerke”, in German.
  • Review Articles

    Biological, Ecological and Disease Networks

  • Structure and Dynamics of Molecular Networks: A Novel Paradigm of Drug Discovery. A Comprehensive Review - Also includes an impressive list of network analysis software (Pharmacology & Therapeutics, 2013).
  • Selected Papers

  • The Strength of Weak Ties, by Mark Granovetter - Arch-classic example of applying network analysis to a social issue: jobseeking (American Journal of Sociology, 1973).
  • Software

  • PIGALE - Public Implementation of a Graph Algorithm Library and Editor - Windows program and C++ library to analyze planar graphs.
  • SoNIA - Social Network Image Animator - Tool to visualize dynamic or longitudinal network data. Formerly a Java program (example movies), now developed as the ndtv R package.
  • Pajek - Windows program for large network analysis, free for noncommercial use.
  • Software

    R

  • CCASstars4 - Statistical model for communication networks.
  • concoRstars8 - Implementation of the CONCOR network blockmodeling algorithm (blog post).
  • ContentStructurestars3 - Implements an extension to the Topic-Partitioned Multinetwork Embeddings (TPME) model.
  • spectralGOF - Computes the spectral goodness of fit (SGOF), a measure of how well a network model explains the structure of an observed network.
  • Software

    Syntaxes

  • JUNG - Java Universal Network/Graph Framework - Extensible library to represent network objects.
  • TLP - Tulip Software Graph Format - Graph syntax used by the Tulip software framework.
  • Cypher - Graph query language used by Neo4j.
  • Software

    Tutorials

  • Interactive and Dynamic Network Visualization in R and JavaScript libraries (2016).
  • Varia

  • David Knoke on Network Analysis - 20-minute interview that discusses the uses and benefits of network analysis, drawing upon Knoke’s research on terrorist networks.
  • Linton C. Freeman’s Social Network Research Publications, spanning from 1955 to today.
  • Social Network Analysis in DBpedia - Highly didactic Master’s dissertation, showing how to use SPARQL and Pajek.
  • Varia

    Blog Series

  • Cosma R. Shalizi’s Notebooks on network-related topics, definitely worth listing in (selective) detail:
  • Daniel Little’s blog posts on the philosophy of social science:
  • Martin Grandjean’s blog posts about (mostly) network visualization, in English and French:
  • Yannick Rochat’s blog posts about digital humanities, in English and French:
  • Varia

    Fictional Networks

  • Character Co-Occurrences in Victor Hugo’s Les Misérables, plotted as an adjacency matrix, written in Python (+ Javascript).
  • Lessons on Exponential Random Graph Modeling from Grey’s Anatomy hook-ups (using R).
  • Network Analysis of Shakespeare’s Macbeth (using Python).
  • The Network and Trajectories of Transitions among Sentential Co-Occurrences of Characters of Arthur Conan Doyle’s A Study in Scarlet (using Python; code).
  • Network Visualization: Mapping Shakespeare’s Tragedies.
  • Varia

    Network Science

  • Isolated Social Networkers, Networks and Netwars and The Inter-Disciplinary Politics of Interdisciplinary Research or, “Hey, That Was My Idea First.” - Series of blog posts that predate the advent of “network science” as a buzzword, but that touch upon the same issues as those now being discussed under that heading.
  • Software

    Algorithms

  • MixNet - Erdös-Rényi Mixture Model for Networks - Community detection method, available in C++ and R.
  • Books

    Method-specific

  • Generalized Blockmodeling. Structural Analysis in the Social Sciences, by Patrick Doreian, Vladimir Batagelj and Anuška Ferligoj (2004).
  • Understanding Large Temporal Networks and Spatial Networks, by Vladimir Batagelj et al. (2014).
  • Books

    Software-specific

  • Exploratory Social Network Analysis with Pajek, by Wouter de Nooy, Andrej Mrvar and Vladimir Batagelj (2011; also in Japanese and in Chinese).
  • Books

    Topic-specific

  • Inside Criminal Networks, by Carlo Morselli (2009).
  • The Oxford Handbook of the Economics of Networks, edited by Yann Bramoullé, Andrea Galeotti and Brian Rogers (2016).
  • Software

    Python

  • TQ (Temporal Quantities) - Python 3 library for temporal network analysis.
  • Varia

    Two-Mode Networks

  • Generalized Two-Mode Cores.
  • Apr 23rd, 2016

    Varia

  • NetSciEd - Network Science in Education - International initiative aimed at improving network literacy.
  • Computer Technologies for the Historical Research of Intellectual Networks - Series of videos by historians, featuring Marten Düring and Scott Weingart.
  • Mapping the Republic of Letters - Research project on early-modern scholarship (underlying software).
  • Visual Complexity. An Exploration on Mapping Complex Networks - Tons of beautiful network and tree visualizations (book, also in Chinese and French).
  • Software

  • Uberlink - Software suite for online (hyperlink) network analysis, by the VOSON research project.
  • Segrada - Cross-platform tool to build and visualize semantic graph databases.
  • Circos - Cross-platform program to produce circular layouts of network data, written in Perl.
  • easyN - Online tool aimed at representing and sharing gene interaction networks as well as Petri net models.
  • SPaTo Visual Explorer - Cross-platform program for the visualization and exploration of complex networks.
  • Professional Groups

    Research Groups (Other)

  • Virtual Observatory for the Study of Online Networks (VOSON) - Research and software development project located at the Australian National University.
  • Books

    Topic-specific

  • Theories of Communication Networks, by Peter Monge and Nosh Contractor (2003).
  • Software

    JavaScript

  • Popoto.js - Library based on d3.js that provides a graph based search interface.
  • Books

    Dissemination

  • Nexus. Small Worlds and the Groundbreaking Theory of Networks, by Mark Buchanan (2003).
  • Conferences

  • CompleNet - International Workshop on Complex Networks.
  • Software

    C / C++

  • MapEquation - C++ code for the Infomap method of multilevel community detection.
  • Software

    MATLAB

  • Complex Networks Package for MatLab.
  • Generalized Louvain - Variant of the Louvain community detection algorithm.
  • MatlabBGL - Graph library based on the C++ Boost Graph Library.
  • Software

    Python

  • npartitestars12 - Python algorithms for community detection in n-partite networks.
  • Apr 21st, 2016

    Contents

  • Books
  • Conferences
  • Courses
  • Datasets
  • Journals
  • Professional groups
  • Review Articles
  • Selected Papers
  • Software
  • Varia
  • License
  • Books

    General Overviews

  • Encyclopedia of Social Network Analysis and Mining, edited by Reda Alhajj and Jon Rokne (2014).
  • Books

    Method-specific

  • An Introduction to Exponential Random Graph Modeling, by Jenine K. Harris (2014).
  • Multivariate Network Visualization, edited by Andreas Kerren, Helen C. Purchase and Matthew O. Ward (2014).
  • Books

    Topic-specific

  • Comparing Policy Networks. Labor Politics in the U.S., Germany, and Japan, by David Knoke et al. (1996).
  • Datasets

  • KONECT - The Koblenz Network Collection - Includes, among other things, networks of collaboration in DBpedia and Wikipedia, GitHub (companion handbook).
  • Norwegian Interlocking Directorate, 2002-2011 - Two-mode and one-mode data on gender representation in Norwegian firms.
  • Professional Groups

    Research Groups (Other)

  • Complex Networks - Research group based in Paris.
  • Review Articles

    Archeological and Historical Networks

  • Netzwerkanalyse in den Geschichtswissenschaften. Historische Netzwerkanalyse als Methode für die Erforschung von historischen Prozessen, in German (Prozesse. Formen, Dynamiken, Erklärungen, 2015).
  • Review Articles

    Network Modeling

  • A Survey of Statistical Network Models - Book-length review (preprint; Foundations and Trends in Machine Learning, 2010).
  • A Unified View of Generative Models for Networks: Models, Methods, Opportunities, and Challenges (video presentation; NIPS 2014 workshop on “Networks: From Graphs to Rich Data”).
  • Selected Papers

  • Birds of a Feather, Or Friend of a Friend? Using Exponential Random Graph Models to Investigate Adolescent Social Networks, by Steven M. Goodreau, James A. Kitts and Martina Morris - Accessible introduction to the logic and application of exponential random graph modeling (Demography, 2001).
  • Chains of Affection: The Structure of Adolescent Romantic and Sexual Networks, by Peter S. Bearman, James Moody and Katherine Stovel - Classic example of topological network analysis applied to a network of affective and sexual ties (American Journal of Sociology, 2004).
  • Coauthorship and Citation Patterns in the Physical Review, by Travis Martin et al. - Highly typical study of scientific publishing productivity and collaboration through temporal network analysis (preprint; Physical Review E, 2013).
  • The Convergence of Social and Technological Networks, by Jon Kleinberg - Discusses small-world effects and social contagion within the context of the Internet and social media (Communications of the ACM, 2008).
  • Homophily and Contagion Are Generically Confounded in Observational Social Network Studies, by Cosma R. Shalizi and Andrew C. Thomas - Makes a very important point for the analysis of network diffusion and influence (Sociological Methods and Research, 2011).
  • Network Theory, Plot Analysis, by Franco Moretti - Example applications of (fictional) network analysis in literary studies (New Left Review, 2011).
  • Social Networks and Causal Inference, by Tyler J. VanderWeele and Weihua An - Reviews the different ways in which network analysis can produce meaningful causal statements, as well as the inherent limits of network analysis for doing so (Handbook of Causal Analysis for Social Research, 2013).
  • The Performativity of Networks, by Kieran Healy - Network analysis meets science studies: social networks, like financial markets, are highly subject to performativity, i.e. the possibility that reality might be altered by its theoretical inquiry (European Journal of Sociology, 2015).
  • Robust Action and the Rise of the Medici, 1400-1434, by John F. Padgett and Christopher K. Ansell - Classic analysis of power relations in the Renaissance Florentine state (American Journal of Sociology, 1993).
  • The Ties that Divide: A Network Analysis of the International Monetary System, 1890–1910 (The Journal of Economic History, 2005) and The Empirics of International Currencies: Network Externalities, History and Persistence (The Economic Journal, 2009), both by Marc Flandreau and Clemens Jobst - Network analysis of the foreign exchange system in the late 19th century (data).
  • Software

    Algorithms

  • OSLOM2 - Order Statistics Local Optimization Method - Clustering algorithm.
  • Varia

  • SNA-DE Mailing-List, in German.
  • SPARQL for R Tutorial - Hollywood Social Network Analysis - Also uses Gephi.
  • Varia

    Blog Series

  • Blog Posts About Networks by Cosma R. Shalizi.
  • Blog posts about networks on R-Bloggers, an aggregator of R blogs:
  • Apr 20th, 2016

    Varia

    Network Science

  • The Invasion of the Physicists - How “network science” came up.
  • Varia

    Two-Mode Networks

  • Basic Notions for the Analysis of Large Two-mode Networks (preprint, related code; Social Networks, 2008).
  • Generalized Blockmodeling of Two-mode Network Data (preprint).
  • Review Articles

    Network Modeling

  • Introduction to Stochastic Actor-Based Models for Network Dynamics (preprint; Social Networks, 2010).
  • Review Articles

    Social, Economic and Political Networks

  • Brokerage (Annual Review of Sociology, 2012).
  • Varia

  • Glossary of Terms for Statistical Network Models.
  • Varia

    Fictional Networks

  • Social Network Analysis of Alice in Wonderland.
  • Universal Properties of Mythological Networks (preprint).
  • Apr 19th, 2016

    Software

    Python

  • python-louvain - A solid implementation of Louvain community detection algorithm.
  • Books

    Dissemination

  • Six Degrees: The Science of a Connected Age, by Duncan J. Watts (2003).
  • Books

    Software-specific

  • Gephi Cookbook (2015).
  • Mastering Gephi Network Visualization, by Ken Cherven (2015).
  • Network Graph Analysis and Visualization with Gephi, by Ken Cherven (2013).
  • Software

  • Nodegoat - Web-based data management, network analysis and visualisation environment (blog).
  • Palladio - Web-based spatial network visualization tool by the Humanities + Design research lab at Stanford University.
  • CFinder - Cross-platform Java program to identify clusters and communities through the Clique Percolation Method (CPM).
  • SocNetV - Social Network Visualizer - Cross-platform program that includes a simple Web crawler to construct hyperlink networks.
  • StOCNET - Several Windows programs developed by the same team as Siena.
  • Software

    Tutorials

  • Nodegoat and Palladio: Introductory Workshop - Aimed at humanists (2015).
  • Software

    C / C++

  • BGL - Boost Graph Library - C++ library that provides a generic interface to access graph structures.
  • OGDF - Open Graph Drawing Framework - Self-contained C++ class library for diagram, network and tree layouts.
  • Varia

  • The Networks Network - Mailing-list (mostly historians from the HNR network).
  • Apr 18th, 2016

    Books

    Software-specific

  • Graph Drawing Software (covering many programs), edited by Michael Jünger and Petra Mutzel (2004).
  • Review Articles

    Network Visualization

  • Graphical Techniques for Exploring Social Network Data (Models and Methods in Social Network Analysis, 2005).
  • Methods of Social Network Visualization (Encyclopedia of Complexity and Systems Science, 2009; poster version).
  • Social Networks (Handbook of Graph Drawing and Visualization, 2013).
  • Books

    Topic-specific

  • Policy Debates as Dynamic Networks: German Pension Politics and Privatization Discourse, by Philip Leifeld (2016).
  • Networks in Social Policy Problems, edited by Balázs Vedres and Marco Scotti (2012).
  • The Connected Past. Challenges to Network Studies in Archaeology and History edited by Tom Brughmans, Anna Collar and Fiona Coward (2016; companion website).
  • The Development of Social Network Analysis: A Study in the Sociology of Science, by Linton C. Freeman, in English and several other languages (2004; follow-up paper, 2011).
  • Die Verbundenheit der Dinge. Eine Kulturgeschichte der Netze und Netzwerke [The Connectedness of Things. A Cultural History of Nets and Networks], by Sebastian Gießmann, in German (2014).
  • Verdeckte soziale Netzwerke im Nationalsozialismus. Die Entstehung und Arbeitsweise von Berliner Hilfsnetzwerken für verfolgte Juden [Hidden Social Networks in National Socialism: The origins and working methods of Berlin assistance networks for persecuted Jews], by Marten Düring, in German (2015; related publications and video presentation in English).
  • Conferences

  • GD - International Symposium on Graph Drawing and Network Visualization.
  • Professional Groups

    Research Groups (Other)

  • Netzwerkerei - Historical research project on the connections between Jewish intellectuals.
  • Redes-Sociales, in Spanish - Information network based at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona.
  • Historical Network Research (HNR) - Platform for scholars interested in network analysis for historical research.
  • MelNet Social Network Research Group, Swinburne University of Technology.
  • RES-HIST : Réseaux et histoire, in French - Blog posts from a research group on historical networks.
  • SoNAR-C - Social Network Analysis Research Center, University of Italian Switzerland (USi).
  • Topographies of Entanglements. Mapping Medieval Networks - Research platform based at the Austrian Academy of Sciences that focuses on applying network theory and visualisation to medieval history.
  • Review Articles

    Archeological and Historical Networks

  • Introduction à la visualisation de données : l’analyse de réseau en histoire, in French (Geschichte und Informatik, 2015).
  • Networks and History (Complexity, 2002).
  • Networks of Power in Archaeology (Annual Review of Anthropology, 2014).
  • The Roots and Shoots of Archaeological Network Analysis: A Citation Analysis and Review of the Archaeological Use of Formal Network Methods (Archaeological Review from Cambridge, 2014).
  • Thinking Through Networks: A Review of Formal Network Methods in Archaeology (Journal of Archaeological Method and Theory, 2013).
  • Formale Methoden der Netzwerkanalyse in den Geschichtswissenschaften: Warum und Wie? [Formal Network Methods in History: Why and How?], in German (preprint in English; Österreichische Zeitschrift für Geschichtswissenschaften, 2012).
  • Review Articles

    Network Modeling

  • Navigating the Range of Statistical Tools for Inferential Network Analysis (American Journal of Political Science, forthcoming 2016).
  • Statistical Models for Social Networks (Annual Review of Sociology, 2011).
  • Software

    MATLAB

  • CONTEST - Random network toolbox that implements nine network models.
  • Software

    Syntaxes

  • GraphML - Comprehensive and easy-to-use file format for graphs (handbook chapter).
  • Varia

  • A Sociology Citation Network and A Co-citation Network for Philosophy - Examples of scientific co-citation networks.
  • Visualizing Historical Networks - Historical network research projects at Harvard University.
  • Should I do Social Network Analysis?.
  • Software

  • Mathematica - Cross-platform program with graph theory and network analysis functionalities.
    • IGraph/Mstars65 - Interface to use the igraph library from within Mathematica, using standard Mathematica Graph objects.
  • Cytoscape - Cross-platform Java program to build, analyze and visualize networks. Also a JavaScript library.
  • E-Net - Windows program for ego network analysis.
  • PNet - Simulation and estimation of (one-mode and multilevel) exponential random graph models (ERGMs), written in Java for Windows.
  • VennMaker: An Actor-Centered Interactive Network Mapping Tool - Cross-platform Java program for ego network analysis.
  • Review Articles

    Complex and Multilayer Networks

  • Complex Systems and Networks (special issue of Science, 2009).
  • The Structure and Function of Complex Networks (SIAM Review, 2003).
  • Review Articles

    Social, Economic and Political Networks

  • Birds of a Feather: Homophily in Social Networks (Annual Review of Sociology, 2001).
  • Varia

    Blog Series

  • Blog Posts About Networks by Aaron Clauset.
  • Netze und Netzwerke, in English and German - Blog on the history of network analysis, by Sebastian Gießmann (old blog).
  • Varia

    Fictional Networks

  • Star Wars Social Networks: The Force Awakens - Also an example of a social network analysis written in F#.
  • Events in the Game of Thrones and Places in the Game of Thrones - Networked chronologies of character alliances, kills and travels in the book series, drawn with d3.js.
  • Varia

    Two-Mode Networks

  • Working with Bipartite/Affiliation Network Data in R (2012).
  • Books

    General Overviews

  • The SAGE Handbook of Social Network Analysis, edited by John Scott and Peter J. Carrington (2011).
  • Books

    Method-specific

  • Handbuch Historische Netzwerkforschung. Grundlagen und Anwendungen, edited by Marten Düring et al., in German (2016).
  • Knoten und Kanten. Soziale Netzwerkanalyse in Wirtschafts- und Migrationsforschung, edited by Markus Gamper and Linda Reschke, in German (2010).
  • Knoten und Kanten 2.0. Soziale Netzwerkanalyse in Medienforschung und Kulturanthropologie, edited by Markus Gamper, Linda Reschke and Michael Schönhuth, in German (2012).
  • Knoten und Kanten III. Soziale Netzwerkanalyse in Geschichts- und Politikforschung, edited by Markus Gamper, Linda Reschke and Marten Düring, in German and English (2015).
  • Software

    R

  • lpNet - Linear programming model aimed at infering biological (signalling, gene) networks.
  • Apr 17th, 2016

    Varia

  • New Perspectives for Relational Learning - Videos (and more) from a workshop at the Banff International Research Station (BIRS) (2015).
  • Mixed-Method Approaches to Social Network Analysis - Videos of a conference at the Middlesex University School of Law (2014).
  • Modeling Complex Social Networks: Challenges and Opportunities for Statistical Learning and Inference - Video of a seminar talk by Jennifer Neville at Purdue University (2011).
  • Books

    Software-specific

  • Introduction to Social Network Methods (using mostly UCINET), by Robert A. Hanneman and Mark Riddle - Full book online (2001).
  • Social Network Analysis for Startups. Finding Connections on the Social Web (using Python), by Maksim Tsvetovat and Alexander Kouznetsov (codestars228; 2011).
  • Review Articles

    Social, Economic and Political Networks

  • Network Analysis in the Social Sciences (Science, 2009).
  • Networks in the Understanding of Economic Behaviors (Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2014).
  • Mixed-Method Approaches to Social Network Analysis (ESRC NCRM Discussion Paper, 2010).
  • Books

    General Overviews

  • Social Networks: An Introduction, by Jeroen Bruggeman (related material; 2008).
  • Networks, Crowds, and Markets: Reasoning About a Highly Connected World, by David Easley and Jon Kleinberg - Full pre-publication draft (review; 2010).
  • Network Science: Theory and Practice, by Ted G. Lewis (2011).
  • Datasets

  • International Currencies 1890-1910 - Historical data on the international connections between 45 currencies.
  • Books

    Method-specific

  • Social Network Analysis for Ego-Nets: Social Network Analysis for Actor-Centred Networks, by Nick Crossley et al. (2015).
  • Books

    Topic-specific

  • Dynamical Processes on Complex Networks, by Alain Barrat, Marc Barthélemy and Alessandro Vespignani (2008).
  • Towards Relational Sociology, by Nick Crossley (2011).
  • Conferences

  • CNDay - Cambridge Networks Day - Convened by the Cambridge Networks Network.
  • EUSN - European Conference on Social Networks.
  • Professional Groups

    Research Groups (Other)

  • Centre for Business Network Analysis, University of Greenwich - Focused on economic/organisational network analysis.
  • Center for Network Science, Central European University, Budapest - Features a PhD in Network Science program.
  • Mitchell Centre for Social Network Analysis, University of Manchester - Currently studies covert networks.
  • UCL Centre for Organisational Network Analysis (CONA).
  • Software

    Stata

  • SNA with Stata - Blog documenting the use of the netplot Stata package.
  • Software

  • Graphystars49 - Graph theory library written in Ruby.
  • Software

    JavaScript

  • d3.js - JavaScript visualization library that can plot force-directed graphs.
  • Software

    Syntaxes

  • JGraphT - Java graph library for graph data structures and algorithms (example algorithmsstars8).
  • Varia

    Network Science

  • Social Network and Network Science Co-Citations Across Disciplines in 1996-2013