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Visualization of social networks in Stata using multidimensional scaling

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  • Rense Corten

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    (Utrecht University)

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I describe and illustrate the use of multidimensional scaling methods for visualizing social networks in Stata. The procedure is implemented in the netplot command. I discuss limitations of the approach and sketch possibilities for improvement. Copyright 2011 by StataCorp LP.

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Volume (Year): 11 (2011)
Issue (Month): 1 (March)
Pages: 52-63

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Keywords: netplot; mds; social network analysis; visualization; multidimensional scaling;

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  1. Hirotaka Miura, 2011. "SGL: Stata Graph Library for network analysis," CHI11 Stata Conference 7, Stata Users Group.

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