Analysing my Facebook friends


  • Michael Salter-Townshend

    1. Research statistician working in the Clique group at University College Dublin on the analysis of network data. This includes, but is not limited to, social networks.
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Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn: most of us belong to social networks, and their huge databases are ripe fields for statisticians. Michael Salter-Townshend, an entrant in our Young Statisticians Group writers' competition, analysed his own circles of friends.