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Modeling the Emergence of Leaders in Self-Organizing Social Networks


Modeling the Emergence of Leaders in Self-Organizing Social Networks

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Abstract: 

This work will create a set of state-dependent deterministic mathematical models and agent-based stochastic simulations to investigate how individual-level decisions about trust and/or following behaviors among immediate neighbors in contact networks can determine which individuals will become influential over others over time.

Timeframe

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July 2016 to July 2017