By Ben Shneiderman
Interpreting Social Media Networks with NodeXL deals backgrounds in details reviews, computing device technology, and sociology. This e-book is split into 3 elements: studying social media, NodeXL instructional, and social-media community research case reviews.
Part I presents history within the background and ideas of social media and social networks. additionally incorporated here's social community research, which flows from measuring, to mapping, and modeling collections of connections. the subsequent half makes a speciality of the special operation of the unfastened and open-source NodeXL extension of Microsoft Excel, that is utilized in all routines all through this publication. within the ultimate half, each one bankruptcy provides one type of social media, corresponding to email, Twitter, fb, Flickr, and Youtube. furthermore, there are descriptions of every procedure, the character of networks whilst humans have interaction, and kinds of study for picking out humans, records, teams, and events.
*Walks you thru NodeXL, whereas explaining the speculation and improvement at the back of each one step, supplying takeaways which may observe to any SNA
*Demonstrates how visible analytics study could be utilized to SNA instruments for the mass industry
*Includes case experiences from researchers who use NodeXL on renowned networks like electronic mail, fb, Twitter, and wikis
*Download spouse fabrics and assets at https://nodexl.codeplex.com/documentation
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