Pajek datasets
from the book

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

Dutch literary criticism, 1976.

Dataset   Literature_1976

Description 35 vertices (literary authors and critics), 81 arcs (judgments), no edges, no loops, no line values.


complete dataset (ZIP, 1.3K)


This network contains the critical attention among a set of Dutch literary authors and critics in 1976. It contains an arc between two people if the first has passed judgment on the work of second in an interview or review.


  1. W. de Nooy, 'A literary playground. Literary criticism and balance theory' (in Poetics, 26 (1999), 385-404).
  2. W. de Nooy, A. Mrvar, & V. Batagelj, Exploratory Social Network Analysis with Pajek (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004), Chapter 10.


  1. Original author: W. de Nooy,
  2. Data compiled into Pajek data files by W. de Nooy, 1998.


Free for noncommercial use.

2. January 2004   Pajek datasets / Exploratory SNA