Part I: Foundation of Social Network Analysis
The first part of this book presents the basic theories of social network analysis. Chapter 1 introduces the foundation of this social science and the approaches to analyze social relations. Chapter 2 presents the formal theory and the most important concepts of social network analysis. Chapter 3 describes the formal methods to analyze social networks. Finally, Chapter 4 presents the most relevant measurements of social network analysis, such as degree, power, and influence.