Alfred de Grazia

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Alfred de Grazia (December 29, 1919 - July 12, 2014), born in Chicago, Illinois, was an American political scientist and author. He developed techniques of computer-based social network analysis in the 1950s,[1] developed new ideas about personal digital archives in the 1970s,[2] and defended the catastrophism thesis of Immanuel Velikovsky.

On December 31, 2013, Alfred was awarded the highest French distinction, being made a Chevalier of the Legion of Honor by decree of President François Hollande.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Discovering National Elites: Table of Contents". grazian-archive.com. Retrieved 16 July 2014.
  2. "THE PERSONAL ARCHIVE: ON RETRIEVING VALUABLE CULTURAL RESOURCES". grazian-archive.com. Retrieved 16 July 2014.
  3. "Décret du 31 décembre 2013 portant nomination". legifrance.gouv.f. Retrieved 16 July 2014.

Further reading[change | change source]

  • Quantavolution - Challenges to Conventional Science, Festschrift in honor of Alfred de Grazia's 90th birthday, compiled and edited by Ian Tresman, Knowledge Computing, UK (2010) ISBN 9786187309161161 & ISBN 9786187309161365

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