Calling patterns in human communication dynamics

  title={Calling patterns in human communication dynamics},
  author={Zhi-Qiang Jiang and Wen-Jie Xie and Ming-Xia Li and Boris Podobnik and Wei‐Xing Zhou and Harry Eugene Stanley},
  journal={Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences},
  pages={1600 - 1605}
Modern technologies not only provide a variety of communication modes (e.g., texting, cell phone conversation, and online instant messaging), but also detailed electronic traces of these communications between individuals. These electronic traces indicate that the interactions occur in temporal bursts. Here, we study intercall duration of communications of the 100,000 most active cell phone users of a Chinese mobile phone operator. We confirm that the intercall durations follow a power-law… 

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