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for 2 cents:
Yellow is core
Red includes periphery (i.e. those on the "edge") and also semi-periphery (i.e. more well-connected nodes intermediate between core and peripheral positions).
Blue and Green are an "Ort Cloud" (peripheral even to the "periphery") ;-)
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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
> and ???
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