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C-IKNOW: A web-based software tool for social network analysis investigation

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C-IKNOW is a web-based software tool for social network analysis investigation. It was designed around real-world problems, and it can store and analyze virtually any type of network data. The documentation provides a basic step-by-step walkthrough of how to get started on a C-IKNOW project as well as more advanced support, including the C-IKNOW Question-Type Primer. C-IKNOW’s visualization and analytics suite allows both administrators and users to access visualizations, recommendation tools, and analytical measures for their networks. As of September 2012, C-IKNOW Survey is no longer under active development. It can still be used, but no support is available. It should be used at your own risk The source code for C-IKNOW Survey is available on GitHub, for anyone to maintain or use themselves (see Contact: Willem Pieterson (

SONIC Research Group, Northwestern University

Is this tool available publicly? Yes - free

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social network analysis


social networks, network analysis, web-based software

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  • Conduct research on/evaluate team science


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Resource created by Janet Okamoto on 3/22/2011 1:38:53 PM.

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