In my professional life, I manage and analyze data on a team that studies the social networks surounding children with autism. The purpose of this post is not to discuss that work in depth, but rather to show how to quickly and easily import one type of data I work with into R. For social network analysis, I use the package igraph. The type of data I’m going to talk about iporting today is egocentric network data.

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Chris Friedman

I go on adventures and analyze data. When I’m away from my desk I make beer and build things with wood.

Data Analyst at Drexel University

Philadelphia, PA