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Spatial social networks for the humanities: A visualization and analytical model

Abstract : In this article, we propose a model to identify the spatial and structural characteristics of a specific type of social networks: the family. The model is the third (Giordano & Cole, 2018, 2019)-and the most fully realized-in a series we have developed in the last four years as part of our work on the topic of platial GIS, or the GIS of place. The model is both a visualization of a spatial social network and an analytical tool and it is also replicable and adaptable to projects in which the dataset Dunder study includes temporal and spatial information as well as demographic data. The case study we discuss in this article concerns the immediate post-Holocaust period in Budapest: in the summer of 1945, the Hungarian Section of the World Jewish Congress-American Joint Distribution Committee and the Jewish Agency for Palestine Statistical and Search Department (World Jewish Congress in brief) commissioned a door-to-door survey to determine where Jewish survivors were living in the city, which at the time was the largest single urban concentration of Jews in postwar Europe. The information collected in the survey
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Alberto Giordano, Tim Cole, Maël Le Noc. Spatial social networks for the humanities: A visualization and analytical model. Transactions in GIS, Wiley, In press, ⟨10.1111/tgis.12938⟩. ⟨hal-03656727⟩

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