Socio-Cultural Cognitive Mapping

  • Geoffrey P. MorganEmail author
  • Joel Levine
  • Kathleen M. Carley
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10354)


We introduce Socio-cultural Cognitive Mapping (SCM), a method to characterize populations based on shared attributes, placing these actors on a spatial representation. We introduce the technique, taking the reader through an overview of the algorithm. We conclude with an example use-case of the Hatfield-McCoy feud. In the Hatfield-McCoy case, the SCM process clearly delineates members of the opposing clans as well as gender.


Similarity Matrix Network Data Constraint Matrix Binary Attribute Joint Frequency 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Geoffrey P. Morgan
    • 1
    Email author
  • Joel Levine
    • 2
  • Kathleen M. Carley
    • 1
  1. 1.Carnegie Mellon UniversityPittsburghUSA
  2. 2.Dartmouth CollegeHanoverUSA

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