Centre for Methodology and Informatics

  • Centre for Methodology and Informatics

Information security event INFOSEK EXPO 2019

The annual event INFOSEK EXPO was held on October 3, 2019 at Gospodarsko razstavišče (Ljubljana Exhibition and Convention Centre). Member of CMI, young researcher Špela Orehek participated in the event.

7. October 2019 | News

CMI hosts Dr. Ira Virtanen from Tampere University, Finland

From 10-19 September Centre for Methodology and Informatics (CMI) hosts researcher Dr Ira Virtanen from Tampere University, Finland. Dr Ira Virtanen research focuses on supportive communication and theories of social support that she applies on various contexts.

6. September 2019 | News

Dr Tina Kogovšek in Voices of the World (Glasovi Svetov) on Radio Ars

In the broadcast Voices of the World with the journalist of the public Radio-Television Slovenia Urška Henigman first comprehensive results of the study »Sexuality in Secondary-School Students in Slovenia: Behaviour, Health and Attitudes” were presented. The study was a collaboration of the University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Social Sciences (Tina Kogovšek, PhD (leader), Ivan Bernik, PhD , Alenka Švab, PhD, Valentina Hlebec, PhD, Maja Mrzel), Peace Institute (Roman Kuhar, PhD), and National Institute of Public Health (Irena Klavs, PhD , Sonja Tomšič, Tanja Kustec).

6. September 2019 | News

Contribution about research Young children and digital technology

Dr Bojana Lobe, member of CMI, made a contribution in Sobotni dnevnikov izbor on August 31, 2019, special Saturday’s news section on first national radio and television program.

4. September 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

STRES, Blaž, KRONEGGER, Luka. 2019. Shift in the paradigm towards next-generation microbiology. FEMS microbiology letters, no. 17. [COBISS.SI-ID 4269704]

GEORGIOU, Ion, HECK, Joaquim, MRVAR, Andrej. 2019. The analysis of interconnected decision areas: a computational approach to finding all feasible solutions. Group decision and negotiation, vol. 28, no. 3, pp. 543-563. [COBISS.SI-ID 36146781]

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

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, pp. 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]

Sicris bibliography (until September 20, 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