The goal of this project was to provide a role-based social network analysis of corporate personnel and line management for a large government contractor in the Washington, DC area. I took on this project in early 2013. Social network analysis or as it known in the SNA consulting world (those are the guys that run summary measures and call it analysis) Organizational Network Analysis (ONA) can do some interesting things barring deep analysis from the equation which most firms (especially this one) do not want to fund
You’ll note that the analysis was conducted on a single network and that it wasn’t the best type to really get a good understanding of [...]
So using the EVE API I downloaded the star system list and their connections from the EVE Online Universe–a favorite time-passing hobby of mine–and ran several network and visualization analysis on the data. I found some interesting results and posted a complete visual which is searchable on my blog for all to see EVE Universe Map Using Network Analysis
One of the interesting things I found is that the CCP Devs used clustering in naming the regions and sectors within EVE based on the number of jumps between groups of systems–a high number of jumps (algorithmically) creates a region. There’s a bunch of other subtle stuff like this which I’ll [...]
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