Network Glossary

25 May 2020

Below is a glossary of basic terms used in social network analysis. This list was first compiled for a webinar as part of the Getty Advanced Workshop on Network Analysis and Digital Art History, but the terms and definitions offered here should be useful to anyone starting out with a humanities network project.

Basic Terms

Properties of Edges


Special Types of Nodes


Multipartite Networks

Groupings and Subsets


Key Network Principles