Author: Mathieu Jacomy

Close reading Wikipedia from Pareto to Network Science, part 1

This exploration searches for traces of the circulation of structuralist claims from statistics to network science, from Pareto to Barabási. Barabási’s claims are indeed reminiscent of the foundations of statistics, when Quetelet or Galton aimed at unveiling the laws of the social. Where does it come from? I saw a…