CID-data: CIDnetworks: Included Data Sets

Description Usage Format Author(s) References


Data sets included with the CIDnetworks package.




Lazega: A list including six sociomatrices (three directed, three symmetrized) and one attributes matrix for the nodes.

c.elegans: An symmetric valued “sociomatrix” for the number of connections between neurons.

dolphins: A symmetric sociomatrix.

prison: (Thanks to UCINET) In the 1950s John Gagnon collected sociometric choice data from 67 prison inmates. All were asked, "What fellows on the tier are you closest friends with?" Each was free to choose as few or as many "friends" as he desired.

Advice: A set of teacher advice networks from 15 different schools. Also includes edge.covariates which are covariates for each edge and SR.covariates, which are covariates for each node.


A.C. Thomas <>


Emmanuel Lazega. The Collegial Phenomenon: The Social Mechanisms of Cooperation Among Peers in a Corporate Law Partnership, Oxford University Press (2001).

D. J. Watts and S. H. Strogatz, Nature 393, 440-442 (1998).

J. G. White, E. Southgate, J. N. Thompson, and S. Brenner, Phil. Trans. R. Soc. London 314, 1-340 (1986).

D. Lusseau, K. Schneider, O. J. Boisseau, P. Haase, E. Slooten, and S. M. Dawson, Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 54, 396-405 (2003).

MacRae J. (1960). Direct factor analysis of sociometric data. Sociometry, 23, 360-371.

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