Some Simple Algorithms for Structural Comparison
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- Butts, C.T. & Carley, K.M. Comput Math Organiz Theor (2005) 11: 291. doi:10.1007/s10588-005-5586-6
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Structural comparison (i.e., the simultaneous analysis of multiple structures) is a problem which arises frequently in such diverse arenas as the study of organizational forms, social network analysis, and automated text analysis. Prior work has demonstrated the applicability of a range of standard multivariate analysis procedures to the structural comparison problem. Here, some simple algorithms are provided which elucidate several of these methods in an easily implemented form.