• 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.


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Authors and Affiliations

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

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