Social networks of faculty research relations at the University of Chicago and Columbia University (circa 1978). The data consist of six networks: the physical sciences, biological sciences, and social sciences faculty networks in each university. Data on eight research relations were collected, including relations of interpersonal awareness, discussion, and collaboration.

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These data were collected by Noah E. Friedkin. Data hosting and download provided by the Mathematical Sociology Section data archive. Published work using these data should additionally include a citation to at least one of the related publications given below.

Related publications:

  • Friedkin, N.E. 1978. "University Social Structure and Social Networks Among Scientists." American Journal of Sociology 83: 1444-1465.
  • Friedkin, N.E. 1980. "A Test of Structural Features of Granovetter's Strength of Weak Ties Theory." Social Networks 2: 411-422.
  • Friedkin, N.E. 1982. "Information Flow Through Strong and Weak Ties in Intraorganizational Social Networks." Social Networks 3: 273-285.
  • Friedkin, N.E. 1983. "Horizons of Observability and Limits of Informal Control in Organizations." Social Forces 62: 54-77.
  • Friedkin, N.E. 1998. A Structural Theory of Social Influence. New York: Cambridge University Press.

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