Social Network Analysis (SNA) is an ever expanding and connected methodology used in various disciplines form sociology, economics, public health, business, and biology. It allows us to analyze social structures, the spread of disease and information, and the relationships between groups and/or individuals. In this research guide we show how different types of networks, calculations that can be done, and even building your own network.
Stata15 is available on all library computers at the Atlanta campus. Conducting network analysis in Stata requires downloading a free package in Stata. Please refer to "Getting Started" tab.
Make sure to back up all of your data, code, and output each time you use Stata. All work on GSU's computers will be removed when you log off of the computer.
Other options for network analysis:
Stata is a statistical software package. Stata is widely used by scientists throughout the social sciences for analysis of quantitative data ranging from simple descriptive analysis to complex statistical modeling.
Stata has multiple options to complete analysis through 'point and click', code, and model building (for specific analysis). Opening and analyzing data is not limited to one of the above mentioned options. This reference page uses code to demonstrate how to a download network analysis package and conduct ego social network analysis.