• Taylor Arnold
  • Lauren Tilton
Part of the Quantitative Methods in the Humanities and Social Sciences book series (QMHSS)


In this chapter, we introduce the concept of a network (also known as a graph). Working with a citation network build from United States Supreme Court opinions, the topics of graph drawing, centrality measures, and community detection are all explored.


Community Detection Citation Network Family Tree Eigenvector Centrality Centrality Score 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Taylor Arnold
    • 1
  • Lauren Tilton
    • 1
  1. 1.Yale UniversityNew HavenUSA

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