Familial groups in social networks

  title={Familial groups in social networks},
  author={James Nastos and Yong Gao},
  journal={Social Networks},
Many structural definitions for social community have been proposed in attempt to characterize and further understand the structure of social relationships. Algorithms using quantitative concepts such as centrality measures, spectral methods and other clustering measures have been used to compute social communities. While these methods have had much success in extracting meaningful subgroups in social and biological (and other) networks, they do not necessarily reveal the defining structure of… CONTINUE READING
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