Fun piece -
For similar work (which works off the alternative title given in fn 24 - "Why most of your Friends are Popular", see Feld:
"Why Your Friends have More Friends than you do". American Journal of Sociology. 1991; 96:1464-1477

Peaceful thoughts,

At 07:38 PM 12/5/2001 -0700, Mark Newman wrote:
Valdis wrote:
> Interesting article on ego centered networks...
> Original article...

Thanks for the plug, Valdis.  Incidentally, the Nature piece was written
without any input from me, and indeed without even my knowledge, but is
nonetheless rather good.  I was impressed by their technical grasp.
Clearly a cut above your usual science writing.


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