[Air-L] social media network analyis workshop announcement: Oct 29th, Mountain View, CA
nbaym at ku.edu
Sat Oct 10 23:02:45 PDT 2009
Those of you interested in Network Analysis may well be interested in
On Thursday, October 29th, 2009 in
<x-apple-data-detectors://1>Mountain View, California from 9:00 to
<http://www.eventbrite.com/event/386418789>Analyzing Social Media
Networks with NodeXL
Instructor: Dr. Marc A. Smith, Connected Action Consulting Group
Social networks are all around us, not just in social networking
services. Using the free and open NodeXL (Network Overview,
Discovery and Exploration) add-in for Excel 2007
(<>http://www.codeplex.com/nodexl), this workshop provides an
introduction to network science and social network analysis and
applies these concepts to social media. Learn how to extract a
network from twitter, facebook, personal email, or other social media
site. Hand-on exercises will guide attendees in processing social
network data to identify communities and leaders of different types.
Find influential users, topic and agenda setters, bridges, and
isolates using real world data on your own laptop or PC.
Upon completion of this workshop, participants will:
* be able to understand the basics of SNA, its terminology and background.
* be able to transform communication data (e.g. Twitter, email,
flickr, message boards etc.) into network data.
* understand the different possible presentations of social networks,
e.g. in a matrix or a sociogram.
* apply network metrics and visualizations to find clusters and key
contributors in real world social media data sets.
* get familiar with the use of standard SNA tools and software in
general and the NodeXL social network analysis add-in for Excel in
* be able to derive practical and useful information through SNA
analysis that would help design an innovative and successful online
Who should attend? People interested in community management, social
media monitoring and marketing, knowledge management, collaboration
and human resources, legal discovery, organizational behavior and
The workshop will make use of the NodeXL tutorial:
Registration at: <>http://www.eventbrite.com/event/386418789
I hope you will be able to join us!
Contact: <>marc at connectedaction.net
<x-apple-data-detectors://10>Samovar Conference Hall
<x-apple-data-detectors://10>1077 Independence Drive
<x-apple-data-detectors://10>Mountain View, CA 94022
Continental Breakfast, Lunch and Snacks are included.
Analyzing Enterprise Social Media Networks
Analyzing (Social Media) Networks with NodeXL
First Steps to Netviz Nirvana
Do You Know the Way to SNA?
Discussion catalysts in online political discussions: Content
importers and conversation starters
Visualizing the Signatures of Social Roles in Online Discussion Groups
Picturing Usenet: Mapping Computer-Mediated Collective Action
More information about the Air-L