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Responsible research on social networks: dilemmas and solutions

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Responsible research on social networks : dilemmas and solutions. / Crowcroft, Jon; Haddadi, Hamed; Henderson, Tristan.

Oxford Handbook of Networked Communication. ed. / Brooke Foucault-Welles; Sandra González-Bailón. Oxford, UK : Oxford University Press, 2018.

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Harvard

Crowcroft, J, Haddadi, H & Henderson, T 2018, Responsible research on social networks: dilemmas and solutions. in B Foucault-Welles & S González-Bailón (eds), Oxford Handbook of Networked Communication. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK. https://doi.org/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780190460518.013.28

APA

Crowcroft, J., Haddadi, H., & Henderson, T. (2018). Responsible research on social networks: dilemmas and solutions. In B. Foucault-Welles, & S. González-Bailón (Eds.), Oxford Handbook of Networked Communication Oxford University Press. https://doi.org/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780190460518.013.28

Vancouver

Crowcroft J, Haddadi H, Henderson T. Responsible research on social networks: dilemmas and solutions. In Foucault-Welles B, González-Bailón S, editors, Oxford Handbook of Networked Communication. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press. 2018 https://doi.org/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780190460518.013.28

Author

Crowcroft, Jon ; Haddadi, Hamed ; Henderson, Tristan. / Responsible research on social networks : dilemmas and solutions. Oxford Handbook of Networked Communication. editor / Brooke Foucault-Welles ; Sandra González-Bailón. Oxford, UK : Oxford University Press, 2018.

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