A graph of writers and genres, generated using the network visualization tool Gephi and data from dbpedia.
As part of Bucknell's Digital Scholarship Initiative, funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Bucknell University invites participation in a three-day summer workshop introducing Network Theory and Network Analysis. This workshop will given on the campus of Bucknell University on June 12-13, and August 15.
Network-based approaches, which investigate phenomena as patterns of relationship between elements, have emerged as a powerful method for analysis across a variety of disciplines. Social scientists have used the technique to study social organization and collective action, humanists have applied it to understand how texts emerge out of networks of correspondence, and biologists have studied the networks of interaction that link organisms into ecosystems.