Linton Freeman

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Linton Clarke Freeman (1927 – August 17, 2018) was an American structuralist sociologist and editor. He was born in Chicago, Illinois.

Freeman was known for his work in social networks. He was an emeritus professor of Sociology at the University of California, Irvine.[1] Freeman was the first to create the metric of Betweenness centrality. He was the founding editor of the journal Social Networks.[2][3]

Freeman died on August 17, 2018 in Irvine, California at the age of 91.[4]

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  1. "Emeritus Faculty - Sociology". UC Irvine School of Social Sciences. Retrieved 24 January 2018.
  2. "Social Networks". Elsevier. Retrieved 24 January 2018.
  3. "Social Networks (journal)". Retrieved January 25, 2018.
  4. "In memoriam: Linton C. Freeman". University of California, Irvine. Retrieved August 26, 2018.

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