1st Edition

Networks in Society
Links and Language




ISBN 9789814316286
Published February 7, 2014 by Jenny Stanford Publishing
226 Pages - 4 Color & 22 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

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

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