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Lectures on Complex Networks

Sergey Dorogovtsev

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199548927
eISBN:
9780191720574
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199548927.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This book provides a concise modern introduction to the science of complex networks. The book is based on lectures for university students and non-specialists. The aim is to introduce the world of ... More


Ethical Codes in Small Worlds

Peter A. Gloor

in Swarm Creativity: Competitive Advantage through Collaborative Innovation Networks

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195304121
eISBN:
9780199789771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304121.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

Ethical codes are developed by COINs as a means to ensure the honesty, transparency, consistency, and meritocracy that make COINs function successfully. This chapter explains ethical codes and how ... More


Where Do We Look for Reputation?: A Person’s Lifelong and Distinctive Reputational Network

Kenneth H. Craik

in Reputation: A Network Interpretation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195330922
eISBN:
9780199868292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195330922.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter examines the structure and membership of a person’s reputational network, including its size, density, and patterning. It sketches the life-span dynamics of reputational networks, with ... More


Small and large worlds

Sergey N. Dorogovtsev

in Lectures on Complex Networks

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199548927
eISBN:
9780191720574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199548927.003.0003
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter discusses and compares the geometries of small worlds, lattices and fractals. The first measurements of the diameter of the World Wide Web are described. The Watts–Strogatz model of a ... More


Other network models: A brief introduction to two specialized network models, the small-world model and the exponential random graph

M. E. J. Newman

in Networks: An Introduction

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199206650
eISBN:
9780191594175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206650.003.0015
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter describes two of the best-known additional types of network models: the small-world model and exponential random graphs. Exercises are provided at the end of the chapter.


The large-scale structure of networks: A discussion of some of the recurring patterns and structures revealed when we apply the concepts developed in previous chapters to the study of real-world networks

M. E. J. Newman

in Networks: An Introduction

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199206650
eISBN:
9780191594175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206650.003.0008
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

The previous chapters looked at different types of natural and man-made networks and techniques for determining their structure, the mathematics used to represent networks formally, and the measures ... More


Experimental Tests of Rationality *

Daniel Read

in The Handbook of Rational and Social Choice

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199290420
eISBN:
9780191710506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199290420.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Rational choice theory assumes that agents have a set of basic preferences, and specifies “rationality conditions” that must be met to satisfy those preferences optimally. Most experimental studies ... More


Introduction: Networks and History

Irad Malkin

in A Small Greek World: Networks in the Ancient Mediterranean

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199734818
eISBN:
9780199918553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734818.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter provides the background to applying “network” as a heuristic concept to historical interpretation. Greek colonization dotted the coasts of the Mediterranean and the Black Sea with ... More


EQUILIBRIUM NETWORKS

S. N. Dorogovtsev and J. F. F. Mendes

in Evolution of Networks: From Biological Nets to the Internet and WWW

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198515906
eISBN:
9780191705670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198515906.003.0005
Subject:
Physics, Soft Matter / Biological Physics

This chapter discusses the organization of equilibrium networks. These include the classical random graphs, uncorrelated and correlated networks, and the Watts–Strogatz model (small-world networks). ... More


A Small Greek World: Networks in the Ancient Mediterranean

Irad Malkin

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199734818
eISBN:
9780199918553
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734818.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE, European History: BCE to 500CE

Greek civilization and identity crystallized not when Greeks were close together but when they came to be far apart. It emerged during the Archaic period, when Greeks founded coastal city-states and ... More


Ownership Networks and New Institutional Forms in the Transition from Communism to Capitalism

Doug Guthrie, Ilya Okhmatovskiy, Roger Schoenman, and Zhixing Xiao

in The Small Worlds of Corporate Governance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262017275
eISBN:
9780262301572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262017275.003.0108
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This chapter examines business ownership networks and new institutional forms in former socialist countries including Bulgaria, China, Poland, Romania, and Russia. It analyzes cross-ownership ... More


Structural Breaks and Governance Networks in Western Europe

Fabrizio Ferraro, Gerhard Schnyder, Eelke M. Heemskerk, Raffaele Corrado, and Nathalie Del Vecchio

in The Small Worlds of Corporate Governance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262017275
eISBN:
9780262301572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262017275.003.0131
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This chapter examines the impact of two structural breaks related to the economic liberalization and integration of European markets, privatizations, and governance reforms on corporate networks, a ... More


Is There a Global Small World of Owners and Directors?

Bruce Kogut and Jordi Colomer

in The Small Worlds of Corporate Governance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262017275
eISBN:
9780262301572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262017275.003.0219
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This chapter investigates whether a global small world of business owners and corporate directors exists. It evaluates the descriptive power of the tools of the new science of networks to understand ... More


Governance Networks, Small Worlds, and Acquisitions in Germany and the United States, 2000–2005

Gerald F. Davis, Gordon Walker, and Bruce Kogut

in The Small Worlds of Corporate Governance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262017275
eISBN:
9780262301572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262017275.003.0170
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This chapter examines the changes in governance networks, small-world characteristics, and corporate acquisitions in Germany and the U.S. during the period from 2000 to 2005. It analyzes how the ... More


Normalcy, Ruptured and Repaired

Katherine Natanel

in Sustaining Conflict: Apathy and Domination in Israel-Palestine

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520285255
eISBN:
9780520960794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520285255.003.0004
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter focuses on the production of normalcy, appraising how gendered mechanisms of repair and maintenance are activated by the intrusion of politics, violence, and conflict upon family and ... More


The structure of real-world networks

Mark Newman

in Networks

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198805090
eISBN:
9780191843235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805090.003.0010
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter brings together the ideas and techniques developed in previous chapters, applying them to a range of real-world networks to describe and understand the structure of those networks. ... More


The configuration model

Mark Newman

in Networks

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198805090
eISBN:
9780191843235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805090.003.0012
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

A discussion of the most fundamental of network models, the configuration model, which is a random graph model of a network with a specified degree sequence. Following a definition of the model a ... More


Network economy

František Slanina

in Essentials of Econophysics Modelling

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199299683
eISBN:
9780191747038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299683.003.0007
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter is devoted to structural modelling of economic phenomena, based on the theory of complex networks. Its mathematical basis is the graph theory, which is briefly introduced. Then, we ... More


Monde Creolé: The Cultural World of French Louisiana Creoles and the Creolization of World Cultures

Nick Spitzer

in Creolization as Cultural Creativity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617031069
eISBN:
9781617031076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617031069.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter explains that “Monde Créole” is a concept intended to summarize a range of interests from the “small world” of Creole culture in rural French Louisiana to the idea of global society made ... More


Epidemics

Paul Charbonneau

in Natural Complexity: A Modeling Handbook

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691176840
eISBN:
9781400885497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691176840.003.0009
Subject:
Computer Science, Programming Languages

This chapter examines the complex nature of the epidemic spread of contagious diseases. It first describes the model of epidemic spread constructed by adding random walks on a lattice to the ... More


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