Social Network Analysis of Communication Networks

The Enron email corpus is appealing to researchers because it is a) a large scale email collection from b) a real organization c) over a period of 3.5 years. We contribute to the investigation of the Enron email dataset from a social network analytic perspective. The corpus contains a large amount of information on interaction, communication, knowledge, cognition, resources, tasks and relationships on an individual and group level in Enron. In order to explore and understand how these factors might have impacted the network, its design, culture, and life cycle, we need to extract and analyze this information in an effective and efficient way.