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- n. The quantitative study of interpersonal relationships in populations, especially the study and measurement of preferences.
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- n. The quantitative study of social interactions, and the measurement of preferences etc.
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- n. the quantitative study of social relationships
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An alternative to using sociometry to identify opinion leaders is to ask key informants who are especially knowledgeable about the networks in a system.
By far the most popular means of measurement is survey sociometry.
If sociometry was to be a science, it must be worked out without axioms or postulates.
Choosing who we talk to, spend time with and respond to - and who we don't - is the stuff of what Moreno called sociometry.