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


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