Revised Preliminary Program

Titles of papers and names of authors are presented for each session separately. Each session's abbreviation is used in the overall schedule (added to the end of this text), to indicate the time and location of that session. The number following that abbrevation indicates the number of the corresponding paper in that session.

Family Seen as Network (fam)
Organizer: W. Bien
Sunday May 31, 9:00 - 13:00

  1. Michaela Buettel, Kathrin Hess, Judith Kummer, Kay Ueber
    Living in a family or living in families? Comparison of different family structure definitions (instruments) and different views on one family context.
  2. Donald Bender
    Description of family as Function of Distance.
  3. Jan H. Marbach
    Altering Living Arrangements and their Effects on Personal Networks
  4. Walter Bien
    Family defined as dynamic kinship network
  5. Christine McRae
    Paradox in Family Ties for Drug-Use Cessation and Social Integration
  6. Christian Alt and Sabine Sardei-Biermann
    Inner family relations between family members
  7. Peter Mutschke
    Youth and Family. Processing science-structural networks in bibliographic social science database

Networks and Games (gam)
Organizer: Elisa Bienenstock
Thursday May 28, 17:00 - 18:00

  1. Johan Nylander
    Differences between network exchange theory and game theory
  2. David Willer
    Power beyond adjacencies

Cognition and social networks (cog)
Organizers: Evelien Zeggelink and Kathleen Carley
Thursday 15:00 - 16:30
Friday 08:30 - 18:00

    A: Cognition and Social Networks

  1. Jeff Johnson & M.K. Orbach
    Patterned Biases in Cognitive Social Networks: The Relationship Between Social Role and Social Perception in a Political Network
  2. Daniele Bondonio
    Predictors of accuracy in perceiving informal social networks
  3. Bill McEvily
    Assessing the validity of ego-ceneterd network measures

    B: Semantic Networks and Text Analysis

  4. Martin Ruef
    Semantic Networks: Cognitive Systems of Belief and Evaluation
  5. Joan-Miquel Verd, Carlos Lozares, Joel Mart
    Network Analysis Applied to Narrative Interviews
  6. Anna Langhorne & Joseph Woelfel
    Semantic Networks from Automated Text Analysis: Implications of Moving Window and Case Based models.
  7. Joel Mart, Carlos Lozares, & Joan Miquel Verd
    Action Logics Analysis

    C: Cognition and organizational networks

  8. Amalya L. Oliver
    Cognitive Modes of Networking: Evidence From Biotechnology
  9. Vincenza Odorici
    Transitivity, cognitive social structures and the assessment of strategic similarity among competitors.
  10. Juan-Carlos Pastor
    The Social Construction of Leadership: A Semantic and Social Network Analysis of Social Representations of Leadership
  11. Oliver Altehage & Frank Morath
    Knowledge creating networks: mapping the way an organization thinks and learns
  12. Kenneth Preiss
    Intra-Firm Actor Networks and Cognitive Complexity in Innovation Creation
  13. Antero Kiianmaa
    Involvement In Communication Networks As A Predictor Of The Intensity Of Company Commitment

    D: Other topics of social cognition and networks

  14. Andreas Flache, James Kitts, and Michael Macy
    Attractor Neural Network Models of Bivalent Interaction
  15. Eugene C. Johnsen and Noah E. Friedkin
    Social Influence Networks and Opinion Change

Networks and virtual organizations (vir)
Organizer: Noshir Contractor
Saturday May 30, 08:30 - 13:00

    A: Networks and virtual organizations: Empirical research

  1. Manju Ahuja & Kathleen Carley
    Network Structure in Virtual Organizations
  2. Cynthia Stohl, Kasey Walker, and Jennifer Craig
    The dynamics of collaboration networks
  3. Noshir Contractor, Robert Whitbred, and Fabio Fonti
    Focusing on the forest when you can't see all the trees: The Influence of Cognitive Aggregated Structures (CAS) in a Virtual Organization
  4. Alessandro Baroncelli
    Virtual organization and real competition in professional soccer: The case of a top Italian club

    B: Networks and virtual organizations: Conceptual issues and frameworks

  5. Candace Jones
    Inter-Organizational Network Dynamics: Partner Signaling And Selection
  6. Mario Benassi and Arent Greve
    Looking for a Network Organization
  7. Peter J. Robertson & Jonathan V. Speier
    Organizing for international development: a collaborative network-based model
  8. J. Kallas, A. Hatziyianni, and P. Ktenidis
    Identification of social and economical parameters governing the formation of a network firm

Social capital and its measurements (cap)
Organizers: Alain Degenne, Michel Forse, Henk Flap, and Tom Snijders
Thursday May 28, 08:30 - 18:00
Friday May 29, 08:30 - 13:00

  1. Lisa Griffin
    Associationial Relations as Reflecting Modernization Attitudes Among Female Adolescent Hmong Refugees
  2. James R. Elliott
    The Nested Dilemma: Job Matching and Earnings Attainment among Low-Status Workers in Poor and Non-Poor Urban Neighborhoods
  3. Mario Diani
    Social capital and social movements: Measuring social movement consequences at the individual level
  4. Robert Tardos
    On the Interpretation of the 'Social Capital' Concept and Attempts for its Measurement in the Hungarian Case
  5. Bonnie Erickson
    Social Capital as Network Variety: Sources in Organizational Life and Life in General
  6. Alain Degenne, Marie Odile-Lebaux, and Lise Mounier
    Mutual Help between Households : Does it show management of social capital?
  7. Sebastien Reichmann
    Network Structure, Job Search and Psychological Well-being: Paradoxes of Social Capital in a Collective Stressful Situation.
  8. Peter John
    Social capital, networks and governmental performance in metropolitan England
  9. Michel Forse
    Getting a job using social capital
  10. Roxanne Silberman
    Socio-economic success of immigrants' children : the role of networks
  11. Karl van Meter
    Social capital research literature : analysis of key word content structure and the comparative contribution author names
  12. Marta Ibanez Pascual
    Social networks and access to employment
  13. Wolfgang Sodeur
    Regional Differences of Children's Social Relationships
  14. Scott Seibert and Maria Kraimer
    Social Network Heterophily and Career Success: Test of a Mediated Model
  15. Ross Gittell and Phillip Thompson
    Structural Holes and Social Networks in Inner-City Development
  16. Daniel Maman
    The Organizational Connection: Social Capital and the Career Expansion of Directors of Business Groups in Israel
  17. Henk Flap, Patrick Flerackers, and Frits van Uxem
    The Success of Small Business Foundings in the Netherlands. Effects of Human and Social Capital and the Liabilities of Newness and Smallness.
  18. Monica Higgins
    Changing Careers: A Study of Social Capital
  19. Peter Abell
    Understanding Social Capital

Blockmodels (blo)
Organizer: Patrick Doreian
Sunday May 31, 09:00 - 10:30

  1. Patrick Doreian
    Boundary Effects on Blockmodels
  2. Tamas Rudas, Vladimir Batagelj, Anuska Ferligoj
    Blockmodeling valued networks
  3. Patrick Doreian, Vladimir Batagelj, and Anuska Ferligoj
    Partitioning methods for ranked clusters models

Gender, work, and networks (gen)
Organizer: Bonnie Erickson
Friday May 29, 15:00 - 18:00

  1. Margarita Mayo
    Gender Diversity in Work Groups: Effects on the Density and Centralization of the Group Communication Network
  2. Anna-Maija Castron
    Spouse and profession in the formation of social networks in Helsinki and St. Petersburg
  3. Bonnie Erickson
    Women doing real men's work: networks and the segregation/ integration of women in the male-dominated world of private security
  4. Felix Requena-Santos
    Gender, Social Networks and academic success
  5. Mary C. Still
    Gender, Life Course and Employment Considerations in Networks

Methodology (met)
Organizer: Martin Everett
Friday May 29, 15:00 - 18:00

  1. M.G. Everett and S.P. Borgatti
    The Centrality of Groups and Classes
  2. Bart Nooteboom and Gabor Peli
    Spheres and networks
  3. John P. Boyd
    Cellular Automata and the Evolution of Moiety Kinship
  4. Antero Kiianmaa
    Contextual analysis of network centrality
  5. Alessandro Lomi & Phillippa Pattison
    Multivariate p* models of producers' market structure
  6. Duncan Watts
    Networks, dynamics and the small world phenomenon
  7. Philip Sinclair and Martin Everett
    Further results on vertex centrality and graph centralization

Quality of network data (qua)
Organizer: Anuska Ferligoj
Saturday May 30, 15:00 - 18:00

  1. Bruce C. Straits
    An Experiment in Varying the Wording of Personal Network Name Generators
  2. Anuska Ferligoj and Valentina Hlebec
    Evaluation of Social Network Measurement Instruments by Meta Analysis of MTMM experiments
  3. R.B. Rothenberg, M. Brown and C. Sterk
    Validation of respondent-reported information about relationships between named partners
  4. Danching Ruan
    The Content of the GSS Discussion Networks: An exploration of GSS discussion name generator in a Chinese context

Exchanges in personal networks (exc)
Organizer: Alexis Ferrand
Saturday May 30, 15:00 - 18:00

  1. Alexis Ferrand
    Types of Regulations of Exchanges
  2. Blandine Mortain
    Transmissions of objects in family networks : an analysis of the triadic dimension of a social exchange
  3. Segolene PETITE
    Network structure as a factor of choosing exchange
  4. Nan Lin
    Social Exchange: Its Rational Basis
  5. Emily M. Agree, Ann E. Biddlecom, and Ming-cheng Chang
    Intergenerational Transfers as Generalized Exchange in Taiwanese Families

Statistical network models (sta)
Organizers: Ove Frank and Tom Snijders
Saturday May 30, 08:30 - 18:00

  1. Jan Hagberg
    Testing centrality in social networks
  2. Jukka Corander
    Aggregation of social structures for flexible observation schemes
  3. Ingegerd Jansson
    A popularity model for social networks
  4. Wouter de Nooy
    The Sign of Affection
  5. Phillippa Pattison, Stanley Wasserman,Garry Robbins, and Alaina Michaelson-Kanfer
    Statistical evaluation of algebraic constraints for social networks
  6. Tom A.B. Snijders, Marijtje A.J. van Duijn, and Evelien P.H. Zeggelink
    Specification of actor-oriented models for network evolution
  7. Steven K. Thompson
    Making estimates with link-trcaing designs: some design and model based methods
  8. Ove Frank
    Prediction of the sample size with link-tracing sampling designs
  9. Bradley Crouch & Stanley Wasserman
    Fitting p*: Monte Carlo Maximum Likelihood Estimation
  10. James Moody
    A General Method for Creating Approximate Random Networks with Complex Structural Constraints
  11. JiQiang Xu and Kenneth A. Frank
    The estimation and interpretation of parameters in spatial autoregression models.
  12. Kenneth A. Frank & Kyle Fahrbach
    Specification and Estimation of Dynamic Systems Including Social Network Data
  13. Roger T.A.J. Leenders & Malcolm M. Dow
    Network autocorrelation models: estimation and misestimation of the effects and disturbance models

Health, Health Care and Social Networks (hea)
Organizers: Jane Holschuh and Bernice Pescosolido
Friday May 29, 09:00 - 13:00

    A: Systems of Care

  1. Craig Anne Heflinger and Denine Northrup
    Measuring Changes in Mental Health Service Coordination in Managed Mental Health Care for Children and Youth
  2. Michael O. Calloway and Joseph P. Morrisey
    Service Availability and Accessibility for Homeless Persons with Serious Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Disorders: Results from 16 US Cities
  3. Joseph P. Morrissey and Michael O. Calloway
    Detecting Multiple Levels of Integration in Mental Health Services Networks

    B: Network Theory and Health Behaviors

  4. Bernice A. Pescosolido, K.M. Lubell, M. Alegria, M. Vera, and R. Gibbons
    Family networks at the intersection of community and treatment systems: lessons from and for network theory
  5. Jane Holschuh
    Building a theory of social networks and formal care: does network orientation play a role?
  6. Catherine Kohler Riessman
    Social network constraints: stigma and infertility in South India
  7. Myrra Vernooij-Dassen, Bart Osse, Berna de Vree, and Jan van Doremalen
    Needs of cancer patients and their primary caregivers for assistance in social functioning by health care professionals

Cohesion and solidarity (coh)
Organizer: Eugene Johnsen
Sunday May 31, 11:00 - 13:00

  1. Robert Aunger
    Group solidarity in tropical Africa
  2. Katherine Faust, Barbara Entwisle, and Ronald R. Rindfuss
    Household Agricultural Networks and Migration in Nang Rong, Thailand
  3. Twiggy Ortegon
    The 'function' of the gossip network

Communication and exploration: Issues in network visualization (vis)
Organizers: Patrick Kenis and Dorothea Wagner
Sunday 08:30 - 13:00

  1. Helen Purchase
    Graph layout aesthetics and their application to the visualisation of social networks
  2. Cathleen McGrath & Jim Blythe
    An empirical investigation of users' inferences from graph layouts
  3. Lothar Krempel and Thomas Pluemper
    The Dynamics of International Economic Integration : Locations of Change in International Trade identified with Multivariate Estimates of a Series of Gravity Models and Visualisations of their Error Terms
  4. Ulrik Brandes, Patrick Kenis, Volker Schneider, and Dorothea Wagner
    Towards effective network visualization
  5. Andrej Mrvar and Vladimir Batagelj
    Drawing genealogies
  6. Noshir S. Contractor, Mike Chan, and Dan Zink
    IKNOW: A tool to visualize, assist, and study the creation, maintenance, and dissolution of knowledge networks
  7. Carter Butts
    Three-Dimensional Visualization of Network Data Using Existing Technologies
  8. Greg Stephens
    Network Visualization using VRML - A prototype

Networks and infectuous diseased (dis)
Organizer: Al Klovdahl
Thursday May 28, 08:30 - 13:00

  1. Judith A. Levy, Stanley Wasserman, and Bradley D. Crouch
    Social support exchanges among the social networks of injecting drug users
  2. Ina Warriner, Nancy Luke, and Susan Watkins
    Understanding family planning, AIDS, and a reproductive health illness in rural Kenya through social network analysis
  3. Carl A. Latkin & Amy R. Knowlton
    Use of Generalized Estimating Equations in the analysis of personal network correlates of drug use and disclose of HIV serostatus.
  4. Devon D. Brewer, Sharon B. Garrett and G. Rinaldi
    Patterns in the recall of sexual and drug injection partners
  5. Thomas W. Valente, Robert K. Foreman, Benjamin Junge, and David Vlahov
    Needle Network Evolution: A Longitudinal Analysis of the Determinants and Outcomes of Syringe Exchange Behavior.
  6. A. Neaigus, S.R. Friedman, M. Miller, and D.C. Des Jarlais
    Sexual risk networks and HIV risk among non-injecting heroin users
  7. Edward O. Laumann and Yoosik Youm
    A network answer: Resolving the empirical puzzle about differential prevalence of sexually transmitted infections among racial and ethnic groups in the United States
  8. Stephen Muth, Richard Rothenberg, John Potterat.
    Placing social networks in real geographic space: a tool for assessing HIV transmission and sample representativeness.
  9. Alden S. Klovdahl, Edward A. Graviss, and James M. Musser.
    A New approach to Infectious Disease Control: Combining Molecular Biological and Social Network Methods)

Policy networks (pol)
Organizer: Thomas Koenig
Saturday May 30, 08:30 - 16:30

  1. Daniel Carpenter, Kevin Esterling, and David Lazer
    The Strength of Weak Ties in Lobbying Networks: Evidence from Health Care Politics in the United States.
  2. Dimitris Christopoulos
    Socio-Political Networks in Scotland and Crete: The Significance of Value Concordanceto Actor Interaction
  3. Tracy Burkett & John Skvoretz
    Political Support Networks Among US Senators: Stability and Change from 1973 to 1990
  4. Vernon Murray
    Activist Conflict Networks
  5. Joerg Raab
    What do networks tell us about politics?
  6. Narciso Pizarro
    A Structural Analysis of Spanish Power Elite during the Transition to Democracy Period (1975-1981)
  7. Victor Kuo
    Policy Networks and Judicial Decision-Making: The Case of School Finance Reform in Kentucky, USA.
  8. Wouter van Rossum
    Institutional and network determinants of decision making in Intensive Care Units
  9. Jorge Gil-Mendieta and Samuel Schmidt
    A dynamic analysis of the Mexican network of power
  10. Larissa Adler-Lomnitz and Jorge Gil-Mendieta
    Networks of lawyers and economists and the introduction of the new liberal policies in Mexico.

Organizational networks (org)
Organizers: David Krackhardt and Emmanuel Lazega
Thursday May 28, 08:30 - 16:30
Friday, May 29, 08:30 - 18:00

    A: Inter-organizational networks

  1. Ha Hoang
    The evolution of network relations in the biotechnology industry
  2. Rosemary B. Bryant
    Social Networks: Patterns of Interpersonal Communication Opportunities Among Corporate Donors in University Settings
  3. Raffaele Corrado
    Social structure and corporate ownership: assessing the links between interlocking directorates and intercorporate shareholdings.
  4. Christofer Edling and Rickard Sandell
    Migration on the Stock-Market: A Network Analyze of the Infectiousness of Corporate Behavior
  5. Jean Tillie and Meindert Fennema
    The Turkish community in Amsterdam: a network analysis

    B: Intra-organizational networks

  6. Markus Vodosek
    Torn apart: role conflict and informal intra-organizational networks
  7. Emmanuel Lazega
    Generalized Exchange and Economic Performance Outcomes: Social Embeddedness of Labor Contracts in a Corporate Law Firm
  8. William B. Stevenson, Jean M. Bartunek, and Stephen P. Borgatti
    Structural Embeddedness and Change Within Organizations
  9. Hanna Lehtimaeki
    Social network analysis: practical implications for managers
  10. Roberto M. Fernandez and Emilio Castilla
    We don't care who sent you: Referals, homophily, and hiring at phone center
  11. Karin Sanders
    Employment relations, informal networks and absenteeism within an organization
  12. Henk Flap, Beate Voelker, and Bert Bulder
    Dimensions of social capital job satisfaction: an analysis of two intra-organizational networks
  13. Americo Cicchetti
    Networks of relations and hospital ward units
  14. Merja Karkkainen
    Analyzing teams as network builders: a study of network contacts in elementary school teacher teams
  15. Diego Maria Macri and Maria Rita Tagliaventi
    Organizational inertia and social network in a small-medium firm
  16. Tai-Young Kim
    Are mutualistic cooperations alwyas beneficial? -In terms of direct and diffuse mutualism
  17. Herminia Ibarra
    Identities and interactions: Social identity processes and network dynamics
  18. Richard Bell
    Structural social psychology and the internal dynamics of organizational decentralization
  19. Carlos Lozares, Joel Marti, Joan-Miquel Verd.
    The trained networks at a medium-size firm of textil
  20. Daniel Carpenter
    Networks of Cooperation and Attachment in Bureaucracy: Co-Publication and Tenure at the U.S. Department of Agriculture 1890-1920.
  21. Martin Gargiulo
    Informal Ties and Third-Party Cooperation

Hierarchies in markets (hie)
Organizer: Alessandro Lomi
Saturday May 30, 11:00 - 13:00

  1. Alessandro Lomi and Andrea Lipparini
    Autonomy, constraint and differentiation in inter-organizational fields
  2. Rakesh Khurana
    Executive Search Firms and CEO Search
  3. Salvador T. Porras
    Collaboration between Firms: The Case of Australian Networks
  4. Michel Grosseti
    Local networks of firms and individual networks
  5. Ranjay Gulati and James D. Westphal
    The dark side of embeddedness: An examination of the influence of direct and indirect board interlocks and ceo/board relationships on interfirm alliances

Advances in the study of personal networks (per)
Organizer: Chris McCarty
Sunday May 31, 09:00 - 12:30

  1. Barry Wellman, Ken Frank and C. Kaukinen
    A Multilevel Analysis of Social Support in Personal Networks
  2. Jos de Haan
    Cultural networks
  3. Joung-Im Kim
    Network accessibility and dyadic personal networks
  4. Pamela A. Popielarz
    The Relationship Between Homophily and Multiplexity in Personal Social Networks
  5. Steven Green
    Normative Versus Instrumental Functions: Evidence of Social Network Differentiation among Rural Kenyan Men
  6. Christopher McCarty Comparing two methods of estimating network size using a national random sample

Networks and professions (pro)
Organizer: Josep Rodriquez
Saturday May 30, 15:00 - 18:00

  1. Daniel P. Carpenter and David Lazer
    Networks of Professionalism and Attachment in Bureaucracy: Scientific Associations and Collaboration at the U.S. Department of Agriculture, 1890-1920
  2. Ken Shin
    The Rise and Fall of Network Structures in Popular Music: The Case of Composer-Singer Relationships in Korea, 1940-1995
  3. Monique Vervaeke
    Access to the labor market for << in-house industrial designers>>
  4. Josep A. Rodr=EDguez
    Professions as networks
  5. Wesley Shrum and Patricia Campion
    Are Developing Country Researchers Isolated?
  6. Arturo Rabade y Herrero
    On-the-job learning: the case of networking skills

The problem of institutions: cooperation in exchange and evolution (ins)
Organizers: Thomas Schweizer and Douglas White
Friday May 29, 15:00 - 18:00
Saturday May 30, 08:30 - 13:00

  1. Siegwart Lindenberg
    From networks to sharing groups: A theoretical reorientation
  2. Joachim Goerlich
    Old dilemmas, new games: Colonial transformations of violence in Melanesia
  3. Joerg Helbling
    On some shortcomings of New Institutional Economics in conceptualizing political phenomena in non-state societies
  4. Hartmut Lang
    Institutional change and public participation: The transition from communal to private land ownership in Rehoboth, Namibia
  5. Michael Bollig
    Networks of support, networks of dominance: Exchange and power in two pastoral societies
  6. Michael Houseman
    Embedding exogamy: A network approach to collective marriage prohibitions
  7. Duran Bell and Silvia Casasola
    Colonial incorporation through affinal networks: Guatemala 1600-1821
  8. Thomas Schweizer
    From reciprocity to market exchange: Identifying and explaining institutional change
  9. Veiga I, Auricoste C, Albaladejo C, Duvernoy I, Santos de Assis W.
    Local and Professional networks in small-scale agriculture : considering history in development actions. Case studies in France and Brazil.
  10. Douglas R. White, Michael Schnegg, and Lilyan A. Brudner
    Social networks, egalitarian institutions, and wage economy: Compadrazgo in rural Tlaxcala"
  11. Christine Avenarius
    Chinese Community Organizations in a Postsuburban World: The Emergence of a "Virtual" Chinatown
  12. Peter S. Bearman, Michael Savage, and Katherine Stovel
    Merging careers and institutions: network models of spatial mobility in Lloyd's Bank, 1900-1940

Social capital in post communism (pos)
Organizer: Endre Sik
Thursday May 28, 09:00 - 16:00
Friday May 29, 08:30 - 10:30

    A: Politics

  1. Andrej Rus and Hajdeja Iglic
    Political transition and elite adaptation: Networks of new and old elites in Eastern Europe
  2. Barnabas Gero
    Institutionalization of Judicial Review in Hungary, 1990-1996.
  3. Balazs Vedres
    Bank and Power

    B: Coping

  4. Beata David
    The personal network system of two socially deprived populations (the unemployed and the Gypsy )
  5. Laszlo Letenyei
    Peasant Networks - Network analysis in a post-communist rural society
  6. Markku Lonkila
    Continuity and change in social networks of St. Petersburg teachers 1993-1996
  7. Endre Sik
    The Role of Network Capital in Migration - From Commonplace to Result

    C: Labour Market

  8. Valery Yakubovich and Irina Kozina
    The Changing Significance of Ties. An Exploration of the Hiring Channels in the Russian Transitional Labour Market
  9. Yanjie Bian
    Institutional Holes and Job Mobility Processes: Guanxi Mechanisms in China's Emergent Labor Markets

    D: Structure of Personal Networks

  10. Robert Angelusz and Robert Tardos
    Social networks and transformation in Hungary: a shift from strong to weak ties?
  11. Fruzsina Albert
    Friendships and the Transition in Hungary

    E: Comparative Post-Communism

  12. Claire Wallace
    Spending, Saving or Investing Social Capital : the Case of Shuttle Traders in Post-Communist Central Europe
  13. Richard Rose, William T. Mishler, and Christian W.Haerpfer
    Social Capital in post-Communist Societies

Evolution of social networks (evo)
Organizers: Frans Stokman and Pat Doreian
Thursday May 28, 08:30 - 13:00

  1. Claire Bidart
    Evolution of social networks and processes of social integration
  2. Allison Young, Regena Fails-Nelson, Gunilla Holm, and Lynn Nations Johnson
    Dementoring as a social networks
  3. Ainhoa de Federico de la Rua and Alexis Ferrand
    Comparison of network characteristics of distant quasi-synchronic personal friendship networks.
  4. Ainhoa de Federico de la Rua and Tom A.B. Snijders
    Establishment of friendship networks among ERASMUS students
  5. Hiroshi Hiramatsu, Frans N.Stokman, and Evelien P.H.Zeggelink
    The influence of individual characteristics on the evolution of friendship networks in Japan
  6. Evelien Zeggelink, Hiroshi Hiramatsu, Frans Stokman, and Marijtje van Duijn
    Friendship formation over time among sociology students: A comparison between Japan and the Netherlands
  7. Andreas Flache
    How does individual altruism shape solidarity networks?
  8. Norman P. Hummon and Patrick Doreian
    Individual and Group Structural Balance Processes

Social support networks (sup)
Organizer: Theo van Tilburg
Saturday May 30, 08:30 - 13:00

  1. Karen Klein Ikkink and Theo van Tilburg
    Broken ties: reciprocity and it's effect on the ending of older adults' relationships
  2. Amy Knowlton and Carl Latkin
    Network characteristics as predictors of informal caregiving for injection drug users affected by HIV/AIDS
  3. Romney Norwood and Linda Burton
    The impact of welfare reform on social support and exchange networks
  4. Karen E. Pettigrew
    Only for emergencies
  5. Theo van Tilburg and Dorly J.H. Deeg
    The confidant in the personal network
  6. Andreas Borchers
    The Sandwich Generation: Measuring Quantities and Qualities in Support Networks of the "Generation in the Middle"
  7. P. Douglas McConatha and Jasmin Tahmaseb-McConatha
    Computers as a Mechanism of Social Support
  8. S. Susan Su and Felicia Gray Cerbone
    Social Support in Individuals with Psychopathology: Structural Components and Their Effects on Psychological Well-being

Diffusion of innovations (dif)
Organizer: Thomas Valente
Friday May 29, 08:30 - 13:00

  1. Alexandre Steyer and Jean-Benoit Zimmermann
    On the frontier : structural effects in a diffusion model based on influence matrixes
  2. Vincent Buskens
    A New Model for Information Diffusion in Heterogeneous Networks
  3. Hyojoung Kim
    The Diffusion of Ideas: An Event History Analysis of the Diffusion of Protestantism in SW Germany, 1518-1534
  4. Lothar Krempel and Michael Schnegg
    Exposure, Networks, and Mobilization: The 1848/49 Revolution in a small German Town
  5. Lene Levy-Storms and Steven P. Wallace
    Diffusing Preventive Innovations: Health Communication Networks and the Adoption of Mammography Screening Among Older Samoan Women.
  6. Diego Maria Macri and Maria Rita Tagliaventi
    Innovation and social network: how a change in the social network can lead to the failure of an innovation in a small-medium firm.
  7. Maurizio Sobrero and Steven White
    The market of innovation: a relational analysis of the Chinese Pharmaceutical Industry 1985-1994.
  8. Mei Songlin
    Organizational network and the diffusion of first-generation mobile communication in China

Computer networks and social networks (com)
Organizer: Barry Wellman
Saturday May 30, 08:30 - 10:30

  1. Alf Rehn
    Warez Do You Want To Go Today? Anarchistic competition and the warez scene
  2. Michael Schnegg
    Lost in CyberSpace? Spatial Proximity and Community Formation on the Internet
  3. Emmanual Koku, Nancy Nazer, and Barry Wellman
    The invisble college goes online
  4. Keith Hampton and Barry Wellman
    Netville, glocalization, and civic society

Micro-interaction and dominance and language (lan)
Organizer: Harrison White
Sunday May 31, 09:00 - 13:00

  1. Christine Avenarius and Jeffrey C. Johnson
    When Art Imitates Network Theory: A Look at Bounded Groups as Depicted in Films, Literature, and History
  2. David Gibson
    Talking Structure
  3. Paco Molinero
    The passions and the relational management of social disparity
  4. John Skvoretz, Murray Webster, and Joseph Whitmeyer
    Status Orders in Task Discussion Groups
  5. Ann Mische
    Crossing the Civic Arena: Contexts of Youth Activism in the Brazilian Impeachment Movement.
  6. Giuliane Mandich
    Disembodied Intersubjectivity. Social networks, space and experience.
  7. Discussion by Harrison White
Thursday May 28 room1 room2 room3 room4 room5 room6
08:30 - 09:00 cap1 org1 cog1 dis1 evo1
09:00 - 09:30 cap2 org2 cog2 dis2 evo2
09:30 - 10:00 cap3 org3 cog3 dis3 evo3
10:00 - 10:30 cap4 org4 cog4 dis4 evo4
Coffee Break
11:00 - 11:30 cap5 org5 pos1 dis5 evo5
11:30 - 12:00 cap6 rg6 pos2 dis6 evo6
12:00 - 12:30 cap7 org7 pos3 dis7 evo7
12:30 - 13:00 cap8 org8 pos4 dis8 evo8
Lunch Break
15:00 - 15:30 cap9 org9 pos5 gam1
15:30 - 16:00 cap10 org10 pos6 gam2
16:00 - 16:30 cap11 org11 pos7
Opening Lecture Rolf Ziegler, University of Munich:Actors, Networks and "Rational Choice"
Friday May 29 room1 room2 room3 room4 room5 room6
08:30 - 09:00 cap12 org12 cog5 dif1 pos8
09:00 - 09:30 cap13 org13 cog6 dif2 pos9 met1
09:30 - 10:00 cap14 org14 cog7 dif3 pos10 met2
10:00 - 10:30 cap15 org15 cog8 dif4 pos11 met3
Coffee Break
11:00 - 11:30 cap16 org16 cog9 hea1 dif5 met4
11:30 - 12:00 cap17 org17 cog10 hea2 dif6 met5
12:00 - 12:30 cap18 org18 cog11 hea3 dif7 met6
12:30 - 13:00 cap19 org19 cog12 hea4 dif8 met7
Lunch Break
15:00 - 15:30 gen1 org20 cog13 hea5 ins1
15:30 - 16:00 gen2 org21 cog14 hea6 ins2
16:00 - 16:30 gen3 cog15 hea7 ins3
Coffee Break
17:00 - 17:30 gen4 pos12 ins4
17:30 - 18:00 gen5 pos13 ins5
18:00 - 18:45 Plenary Lecture by Stephen P. Borgatti, Carroll School of Management:
Saturday May 30
08:30 - 09:00 sta1 ins6 com1 sup1 pol1 vir1
09:00 - 09:30 sta2 ins7 com2 sup2 pol2 vir2
09:30 - 10:00 sta3 ins8 com3 sup3 pol3 vir3
10:00 - 10:30 sta4 ins9 com4 sup4 pol4 vir4
coffee break
11:00 - 11:30 sta5 Pro1 qua1 sup5 pol5 vir5
11:30 - 12:00 sta6 pro2 qua2 sup6 pol6 vir6
12:00 - 12:30 sta7 pro3 qua3 sup7 pol7 vir7
12:30 - 13:00 sta8 pro4 qua4 sup8 pol8 vir8
lunch break
15:00 - 15:30 sta9 exc1 ins10 hie1 pol9
15:30 - 16:00 sta10 exc2 ins11 hie2 pol10
16:00 - 16:30 sta11 exc3 ins12 hie3
coffee break
17:00 - 17:30 sta12 exc4 pro5 hie4
17:30 - 18:00 sta13 exc5 pro6 hie5
18:00 - 18:45 Plenary lecture by David Krackhardt, Carnegie Mellon University: "Cognition and Visualization: The Importance of What People See in the Network"
Sunday May 31
08:30 - 09:00 vis1
09:00 - 09:30 vis2 fam1 blo1 lan1 per1
09:30 - 10:00 vis3 fam2 blo2 lan2 per2
10:00 - 10:30 vis4 fam3 blo3 lan3 per3
coffee break
11:00 - 11:30 vis5 fam4 coh1 lan4 per4
11:30 - 12:00 vis6 fam5 coh2 lan5 per5
12:00 - 12:30 vis7 fam6 coh3 lan6 per6
12:30 - 13:00 vis8 fam7 lan7
lunch break
business meeting
Shakers Inn Conference