A testing example for positional analysis techniques *

M. G. Everett, Steve Borgatti

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In trying to assess the validity of formal definitions of positional analysis it is necessary to have certain standard test data. The mathematical literature contains a large collection of important graphs specifically constructed as counter-examples to conjectures. We show that one of these graphs is useful in understanding the workings of certain positional analysis techniques.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)253-260
Number of pages8
JournalSocial Networks
Issue number3
StatePublished - Sep 1990

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Funding Information:
* This research was supported by grant number R 000 23 1292 of the Economic Research Council, U.K.

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Anthropology
  • Sociology and Political Science
  • Social Sciences (all)
  • Psychology (all)


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