Pajek datasets
from the book

Exploratory Social Network Analysis with Pajek
Wouter de Nooy, Andrej Mrvar, Vladimir Batagelj

Dining-table partners in a dormitory at a New York State Training School.

Dataset   Dining

Description 26 vertices, 52 valued arcs (1 = first choice, 2 = second choice), no edges, no loops.


complete dataset (ZIP, 0.8K)


  1. The network was coded from a sociogram published in J.L. Moreno, The Sociometry Reader. Glencoe (Ill.), The Free Press, 1960, p. 35.
  2. W. de Nooy, A. Mrvar, & V. Batagelj, Exploratory Social Network Analysis with Pajek (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004), Chapter 1.


  1. Original author: Helen Hall Jennings (1905; Columbia University, Teachers College in 1950?) and Jacob Levy Moreno (1889-1974)
  2. Coded as a Pajek network data file by W. de Nooy, 2001.

1. January 2004   Pajek datasets / Exploratory SNA