Anthropologist view of social network analysis and data mining

  title={Anthropologist view of social network analysis and data mining},
  author={Alvin W. Wolfe},
  journal={Social Network Analysis and Mining},
An anthropologist shares with the “SNA and data mining community” his own anthropological perspective framed during more than five decades of network thinking about a broad range of anthropological problems. For 50 years he has viewed all people, things, and ideas in dynamic relationships. That perspective is a network perspective and at the same time anthropological, combining ethnographic, historical, holistic, and comparative views. It is valuable and beneficial to the community of scholars… CONTINUE READING


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