Centre for Methodology and Informatics

  • Centre for Methodology and Informatics

Public inaugural lecture by Dr Gregor Petrič

On Friday June 14 at 11.30 a.m. public inaugural lecture before the appointment to the title of full professor will be held by Dr Gregor Petrič in Senate room at Faculty of Social Sciences.

11. June 2019 | News

CMI hosts Professor Dr. Howard T. Welser from University of Ohio, USA

From June 3-14 2019 CMI hosts Associate Professor Dr. Howard T. Welser from Ohio University, USA. In the time of his visit, he will have several meetings and discussions with CMI researchers and others working in the field of Internet research, network analysis, online community and group research.

4. June 2019 | News

Participation at 18th Annual STS Conference in Graz

The 18th Annual STS Conference was from 6th to 7th May, 2019 held in Graz (Austria) and addressed the topic of Critical Issues in Science, Technology, and Society Studies. Member of CMI, Sara Atanasova, participated at the conference in section Socio-technical challenges of health technologies, organized by Jannie Olofsson and Franc Mali (Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ljubljana).

15. May 2019 | News

Members of CMI at ECPR Winter School in Bamberg

This year ECPR Winter school was held from 22 February to 1 March at the University of Bamberg, Germany and attended by two of our members, Bojana Lobe as a lecturer and Špela Orehek as a young researcher.

29. March 2019 | News

About the centre

Centre for Methodology and Informatics (CMI) was establsihed in 1992 and integrates research fields of social science methodology and social informatics. The main research topics CMI investigates are:

  • Methods for network analysis,
  • Measuring social networks,
  • Developing the methods of blockmodeling,
  • Mathematical models in social sciences,
  • Measuring information society phenomena,
  • Online community research,
  • Developing the methods for Internet social technology research,
  • Developing and using online qualitative methods and
  • Research of children on the Internet.

CMI is internationally renowned for its scientific achievements in the field of developing methods and tools for network analysis. CMI intensively collaborates with numerus national and international institutions and actively applies and collaborates on international projects.

E-mail: cmi@fdv.uni-lj.si

Opportunities and dangers of online health communities for healthcare

Head: prof.dr. Gregor Petrič | Period: 1. July 2018 - 30. June 2021

Mlada raziskovalka Špela Orehek

Špela Orehek | 1. October 2017 - 30. September 2021

Blockmodeling multilevel and temporal networks

Head: izr.prof.dr. Aleš Žiberna | Period: 1. May 2017 - 30. April 2020

Mladi raziskovalec Marjan Cugmas

izr.prof.dr. Aleš Žiberna | 1. November 2015 - 31. October 2019

EU/H2020: STOP - Science and Technology in childhood Obesity Policy

doc.dr. Luka Kronegger | 1. June 2018 - 31. May 2022

EU/COST-CA15109: COSTNET - European Cooperation for Statistics of Network Data Science

prof.dr. Anuška Ferligoj | 1. March 2016 - 31. March 2020

Recent publications

ZUPANČIČ, Vesna, PAHOR, Majda, KOGOVŠEK, Tina. 2019. Focus group in community mental health research: Need for adaption. Community mental health journal, vol. 55, no. 1, str. 168-179. [COBISS.SI-ID 35572061]


DOREIAN, Patrick, MRVAR, Andrej. 2019. Signed networks for the US Supreme Court overturning its prior decisions. Connections, vol. 39, iss. 1, str. 1-14. [COBISS.SI-ID 36128349]


ERČULJ, Vanja, ŽIBERNA, Aleš, GLOBEVNIK VELIKONJA, Vislava. 2019. Exploring online social support among infertility treatment patients: A text-mining approach. Information research, vol. 24, no. 1. [COBISS.SI-ID 35572061]


VRTAČIČ, Eva. 2019. Ethics of touch: Doctor Who's untouchable touch. V: KOMEL, Mirt (ur.). The language of touch: philosophical examinations in linguistics and haptic studies. London: Bloomsbury Academic, str. 153-171. [COBISS.SI-ID 36004957]


BERNIK, Ivan, KOGOVŠEK, Tina, KUHAR, Roman, ŠVAB, Alenka. 2018. Intimni življenjski stili študentov in študentk v Sloveniji, (Knjižna zbirka Ost, 16). Ljubljana: Fakulteta za družbene vede, Založba FDV. [COBISS.SI-ID 294473472]


Sicirs bibliography (until May 14, 2019) >>

Exploratory Social Network Analysis with Pajek (3rd Edition)

Exploratory Social Network Analysis with Pajek: Revised and Expanded Edition for Updated Software by Wouter de Nooy (Universiteit van Amsterdam), Andrej Mrvar (University of Ljubljana) and Vladimir Batagelj (University of Ljubljana) is one of the most prominent works dealing with the understanding of social network analysis.

9. October 2016 | Highlighted publications

Understanding Large Temporal Networks and Spatial Networks: Exploration, Pattern Searching, Visualization and Network Evolution

Understanding Large Temporal Networks and Spatial Networks: Exploration, Pattern Searching, Visualization and Network Evolution was published in a series of books on Computational and Quantitative Social Science with Wiley.

11. March 2016 | Highlighted publications

Pajek – software for analysis and visualisation of large networks

Developed in 1996 by Vladimir Batagelj and Andrej Mrvar, Pajek has become an internationally renowned and awarded software enabling analysis and visualisation of large networks.

11. March 2016 | Highlighted publications