ANR-Lab Roundtable at the Yasin conference
On April 11, within the framework of the XXIV Yasin (April) international scientific conference on the problems of the development of the economy and society, a Roundtable ANR-Lab 'Theory and application of network analysis' was held. Laboratory staff and external speakers made presentations.
The reports of the Roundtable were divided into thematic blocks.
In the 'methodological' section:
- Valery Kalyagin spoke about the study of the uncertainty of concentration graph identification algorithms in networks with random variables.
- Vladimir Batagelj devoted his report to the analysis of multiway data on the example of the airport system, the data array was presented in the form of an interactive 3D model.
- Mario Guariccino spoke about the application of network analysis in biology and medicine to visualize neural connections and metabolic processes.
- Aryuna Kim presented a variant of conceptualization of qualitative network analysis as analysis of 'relationship meanings' with the help of personal and ego networks at the micro level based on qualitative data.
In the section on social structures:
- Yadviga Sinyavskaya shared the results of a study comparing the social capital of members of city networks with their activity in social networks (using the example of the city of Vologda and the social network VKontakte).
- Lika Kapustina spoke about the study of the formal administrative structure of the HSE Student Council.
- Natalia Matveeva presented the developments in the analysis of joint publications of scientists from young universities that are leaders in the rankings.
- Elena Stegnii devoted her report to a story about the study of user-generated content as a source of open innovation.
- A team of researchers from ANR-Lab led by Daria Maltseva presented a methodology for processing bibliometric data from the eLibrary resource on publications by Russian sociologists, which they completed as part of a large research project of the Laboratory.
In the text analysis section:
- Lev Tsipes spoke about the network analysis of classical works of Russian literature about love. The analysis made it possible to reveal unexpected connections between words, as well as an implicit plot device.
- Stanislav Pashkov presented a report on the semantic analysis of news in the media in Russia and Slovenia. Stanislav and colleagues compared news agendas using a network approach.
In addition, ANR-Lab Senior Research Fellow Ivan Klimov spoke at the section on sociology with the topic 'Investing in society: why should entrepreneurs engage in philanthropy and impact investing?'
The presentations of the Roundtable participants are available at the link.
We thank all participants and listeners and look forward to seeing you at the Yasinsk conference in a year!