I report some simple agent based models in “Social Networks and Health” (Oxford University Press) pages 224 – 231.
Thomas W. Valente, PhD
Professor, Institute for Prevention Research, Department of Preventive Medicine
Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California

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Is anyone aware of studies that have investigated the (positive and/or negative) effects of centralization on the diffusion of information in networks?

All suggestions will be highly appreciated.


Prof. Dr. Olaf Rank
Betriebswirtschaftliches Seminar III
Lehrstuhl für Organisation und Personal
Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg
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Prof. Dr. Olaf Rank
Department of Business Administration
Chair for Organization and HRM
Albert-Ludwigs-University of Freiburg
Platz der Alten Synagoge (KG II)
79085 Freiburg (Germany)

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