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Association's Fund for the Advancement of the Discipline. We have benefitted from the advice and support of the following people and organizations to who we extend our greatest appreciation: For researchers interested in the study of personal networks, measures of network composition are often obtained through the use of name generators and name(More)
Within the study of travel demand using the activity-based approach (Axhausen and Ga« rling, 1992), there is an increasing interest in the influence of social interactions on activity-travel decisions (Bhat and Lawton, 2000). Concomitantly, there is a growing interest in the study of social activities, which recognizes both their importance in the overall(More)
versity of Oxford, supported by a grant from eHarmony.com, This project enabled collaboration between the Oxford Internet Institute and eHarmony Labs. Both parties had a great deal of input into the questions, research design and implementation. We would especially like to thank Abstract This paper reports on an analysis of original data from a(More)
The Internet has descended from an awesome part of the ethereal firmament to become immanent in everyday life. As it descended, the Internet developed, mutated, and proliferated, providing a multitude of computer-mediated options for people to communicate. The stand-alone capital-I " Internet " became the more widespread and complex small-i " internet ".(More)
We evaluate the use and potential benefits of social sorting as a technique for managing email. We present SNARF, the Social Network and Relationship Finder, a tool which filters and sorts email based on the type of message and the user's past history with an email correspondent, a process we refer to as social sorting. This tool also combines several(More)