"That is a very graphic analogy which aids understanding
wonderfully while being, strictly speaking, wrong in every
possible way," said Ponder [Stibbons].
—Making Money, T. Pratchett.
Still, people seem to enjoy looking at large networks, and we'll build up a supply over the semester.
- Fun with
amazon's recommender system: [amaznode.fladdict.net]
Example above generated by starting with Cass Sunstein's `Infotopia'.
- Flight patterns over the USA (as rendered by Aaron Koblin; see here for more images and information):
- Network of romantic ties between adolescents living
in a mid-size town in the midwestern US:
The meaning of the node colors should be obvious. From
Chains of affection: The structure of adolescent romantic and sexual networks.
P. S. Bearman, J. Moody, K. Stovel.
American Journal of Sociology, Vol. 100, 44–91.