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Diffusion of innovations
  • T. Valente
  • Medicine
  • Genetics in Medicine
  • 1 March 2003
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Network models of the diffusion of innovations
  • T. Valente
  • Psychology, Computer Science
  • Comput. Math. Organ. Theory
  • 10 January 1995
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Part 1 Introduction: Diffusion of Innovations and Network Analysis Diffusion Versus Collective Behaviour Datasets Analysed Contagion. Expand
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Social network thresholds in the diffusion of innovations
Abstract Threshold models have been postulated as one explanation for the success or failure of collective action and the diffusion of innovations. The present paper creates a social networkExpand
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Opinion Leadership and Social Contagion in New Product Diffusion
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We study how opinion leadership and social contagion within social networks affect the adoption of a new product. Expand
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Network Interventions
Network, Network, Network The fact that our interactions with others influence many of our decisions has led to research on characterizing the networks to which we belong and, more recently, onExpand
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Identifying Opinion Leaders to Promote Behavior Change
This article reviews 10 techniques used to identify opinion leaders to promote behavior change. Opinion leaders can act as gatekeepers for interventions, help change social norms, and accelerateExpand
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The stability of centrality measures when networks are sampled
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This study uses bootstrap sampling procedures to determine how sampling affects the stability of 11 different network centrality measures. Expand
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Accelerating the Diffusion of Innovations Using Opinion Leaders
Theory on the diffusion of innovations has been used to study the spread of new ideas and practices for over 50 years in a wide variety of settings. Most studies have been retrospective, and mostExpand
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Models and Methods in Social Network Analysis: Network Models and Methods for Studying the Diffusion of Innovations
Introduction Diffusion of innovations theory attempts to explain how new ideas and practices spread within and between communities. The theory has its roots in anthropology, economics, geography,Expand
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Type II Translation
This article summarizes research on Type II translation of prevention interventions aimed at enhancing the adoption of effective programs and practices in communities. The primary goal of Type IIExpand
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