Category Archives: Networks

Towards Social Capital in a Network Organization

Due to the complexity of an open multi-agent system, agents’ interactions are instantiated spontaneously, resulting in beneficent collaborations with one another for mutual actions that are beyond one’s current capabilities. Repeated patterns of interactions shape a feature of their organizational … Continue reading

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Self-Assembling Networks

We consider how an epistemic network might self-assemble from the ritualization of the individual decisions of simple heterogeneous agents. In such evolved social networks, inquirers may be significantly more successful than they could be investigating nature on their own. The … Continue reading

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Friendship network mechanisms linking emotional intelligence and subjective well-being

This study examined whether the status (central or peripheral position) of individuals in a friendship network and the quality of a friendship network represent key mechanisms in determining how emotional intelligence is associated with subjective well-being. Using data collected from … Continue reading

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Network community detection from time series

We present a quasi-isometric mapping to transform complex networks into time series, which enables the network distance to be strictly preserved and allows to solve the network clustering problem from the perspective of its time series. In order to reconstruct … Continue reading

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Networked – The New Social Operating System

Book – Daily life is connected life, its rhythms are driven by endless email pings and responses, the chimes and beeps of continually arriving text messages, tweets and retweets, Facebook updates, pictures and videos to post and discuss. Our perpetual … Continue reading

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Contextualizing ‘networked individualism’: The interplay of social categories, role relationships and tasks

Seemingly, we live in a world where people are free to decide which network members to activate for what sorts of tasks. This is the principle of ‘networked individualism’, where personal autonomy is central to the organization of personal networks. … Continue reading

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Collective Impact: Equity, Community and Network Thinking

In a session called “How to Advance Equity through Collective Impact,” Sheri Brady of the Aspen Forum for Community Solutions facilitated presentation and conversation among panelists Joanna Scott from the Race Matters Institute, Richard Crews from Thriving Together, and Juan … Continue reading

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Power in Networks

They say the golden rule in Real Estate is: Location, Location, Location. Might this rule also hold in social networks? In real estate, location is determined by geography – your physical location. In social networks, location is determined by your connections and the connections of … Continue reading

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Networks of Knowledge: How to Find Them, and Utilize Them

Science is not a solitary pursuit. The more complex and distributed knowledge becomes, the more we need others to help us make sense of it. The greater the volume of information, the more we need others to point us toward what … Continue reading

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Networks and Wirearchy

No one doubts that better management of data, information, and knowledge within the firm will lead to improved innovation and competitive advantage. Everyone agrees on the goal – better utilization of internal and external knowledge. It is the approach to this goal that is hotly … Continue reading

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