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I look forward to reading your working paper.
Here is a map of an actual on-line community. Two nodes are linked if
they had interactions on-line within a custom build environment. All
nodes joined the on-line community because of a common interest.
The core are the yellow nodes[4-core], the periphery are red, but what
would you call the green and blue nodes? Some of the green can be
isolated pairs, but what about the others [group size > 2]... are they
just 'related components'? [The red-yellow group being the main
Is there a name for all of the green & blue nodes? ... core, periphery
On Aug 12, 2005, at 4:29 PM, John P. Boyd wrote:
> Here is the abstract
> The core/periphery structure is ubiquitous in network studies. The
> discrete version of the concept is that individuals in a group belong
> to either the core, which has a high density of ties, or to the
> periphery, which has a low density of ties.
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