***** To join INSNA, visit http://www.insna.org ***** On Tue, Oct 11, 2005 at 01:29:59PM -0700, peter busse wrote: > I have always wondered if the opinion leader model would work here (identifying central players and targeting them). Maybe bridges would be better. I think the concept of keyplayer was created to think about the same thing (to get the "most bang for the buck") but on other type of networks. For a survey of classical and other measures of network survival (same issue, opposite perspective) you may want to consult G.W. Klau and R. Weiskircher: Robustness and Resilience Ch. 15 in U. Brandes and T. Erlebach (Eds.): Network Analysis Lecture Notes in Computer Science vol. 3418, pp. 417-437 Springer, 2005 Best, B. _____________________________________________________________________ SOCNET is a service of INSNA, the professional association for social network researchers (http://www.insna.org). To unsubscribe, send an email message to [log in to unmask] containing the line UNSUBSCRIBE SOCNET in the body of the message.