MODELING THE DYNAMICS OF SOCIAL NETWORKS

Victor V. Kryssanov, Frank J. Rinaldo, Evgeny L. Kuleshov, Hitoshi Ogawa

Abstract

Modeling human dynamics responsible for the formation and evolution of the so-called social networks – structures comprised of individuals or organizations and indicating connectivities existing in a community – is a topic recently attracting a significant research interest. It has been claimed that these dynamics are scale-free in many practically important cases, such as impersonal and personal communication, auctioning in a market, accessing sites on the WWW, etc., and that human response times thus conform to the power law. While a certain amount of progress has recently been achieved in predicting the general response rate of a human population, existing formal theories of human behavior can hardly be found satisfactory to accommodate and comprehensively explain the scaling observed in social networks. In the presented study, a novel system-theoretic modeling approach is proposed and successfully applied to determine important characteristics of a communication network and to analyze consumer behavior on the WWW.

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V. Kryssanov V., J. Rinaldo F., L. Kuleshov E. and Ogawa H. (2006). MODELING THE DYNAMICS OF SOCIAL NETWORKS . In Proceedings of the International Conference on e-Business - Volume 1: ICE-B, (ICETE 2006) ISBN 978-972-8865-62-7, pages 242-249. DOI: 10.5220/0001425402420249


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@conference{ice-b06,
author={Victor V. Kryssanov and Frank J. Rinaldo and Evgeny L. Kuleshov and Hitoshi Ogawa},
title={MODELING THE DYNAMICS OF SOCIAL NETWORKS},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on e-Business - Volume 1: ICE-B, (ICETE 2006)},
year={2006},
pages={242-249},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001425402420249},
isbn={978-972-8865-62-7},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on e-Business - Volume 1: ICE-B, (ICETE 2006)
TI - MODELING THE DYNAMICS OF SOCIAL NETWORKS
SN - 978-972-8865-62-7
AU - V. Kryssanov V.
AU - J. Rinaldo F.
AU - L. Kuleshov E.
AU - Ogawa H.
PY - 2006
SP - 242
EP - 249
DO - 10.5220/0001425402420249