On Thu, 2002-08-08 at 19:32, Ed Vielmetti wrote:
> Someone from a local complex-studies mailing list asks:
> Actually, this reminds me of a not-unrelated item that came up
> the other day when my niece was visiting and using our
> broadband network. Does anybody know of a formal examination
> of AOL instant messenger buddy list networks? The dataset
> would seem to be tremendous, dynamic, and potentially a great
> and fertile subject for papers....
> Nothing comes to mind & nothing with much detail turns up with a
> quick Google search, so I thought I'd ask.
Take a look at this paper:
It's an interesting piece. Not sure if it's been published anywhere
Prof. M. E. J. Newman
Center for the Study of Complex Systems
University of Michigan