Posted by cadsmith on November 25, 2007
In addition to client/server approaches, there is network metadata. While looking for ways to determine affinity between ISPs, e.g. with respect to services or members, ran across some interesting resources. InFlow author, and social-network-analysis theorist, Valdis Krebs reported on a discussion thread that his software can be used to show what networks have in common along with data mining uses. Another tool to display how elements are related, and which has gadgets for popular services, is Touchgraph for Google sites, Amazon books, and Facebook friends. Prospective service providers can map out various segments to determine how things are working and what might favorably be added.