Social network analysis of character interaction in the Stargate and Star Trek television series

  title={Social network analysis of character interaction in the Stargate and Star Trek television series},
  author={Melody Shi Ai Tan and Ephrance Abu Ujum and Kuru Ratnavelu},
  journal={International Journal of Modern Physics C},
This paper undertakes a social network analysis of two science fiction television series, Stargate and Star Trek. Television series convey stories in the form of character interaction, which can be represented as “character networks”. We connect each pair of characters that exchanged spoken dialogue in any given scene demarcated in the television series transcripts. These networks are then used to characterize the overall structure and topology of each series. We find that the character… 
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