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Networks in Society

Links and Language, 1st Edition

Edited by Robert Stocker, Terry Bossomaier

Jenny Stanford Publishing

226 pages | 4 Color Illus. | 22 B/W Illus.

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This book covers technical fundamentals, complexity and social networks, and communication and language. It raises readers’ interest in social networks, the importance of language in the emergence and maintenance of networks, the integral patterns of interconnectivity, and the means to measure and model social structure. It presents a broad range of ideas from several fields of research endeavor. It also explores social networks and their integration with communication and language, thereby providing a discussion of relevant theory, modeling, metrics, and application to business, natural resource management, and technology.

Table of Contents

Social Networks: Toward General Models Rob Stocker

On Graphs, Networks, and Social Groups David Green, Terry Bossomaier

Language Networks Terry Bossomaier

Complexity and Human Society David Green, Susan Sadedin

Developing Agent-Based Models of Business Relations and Networks Ian Wilkinson, Fabian Held, Robert Marks, Louise Young

Agent-Based Modeling of Social Networks: Natural Resource Applications of Human/Landscape Interactions Across Space and Time Randy Gimblett, Robert Itami, Aaron Poe

Social Media Networks and the "Unthinkable Present": A User’s Perspective John Carroll, David Cameron

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MATHEMATICS / Arithmetic
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Evolution
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / General