Limited communication capacity unveils strategies for human interaction

  title={Limited communication capacity unveils strategies for human interaction},
  author={Giovanna Miritello and Rub{\'e}n Lara and Manuel Cebri{\'a}n and Esteban Moro Egido},
  booktitle={Scientific reports},
Connectivity is the key process that characterizes the structural and functional properties of social networks. However, the bursty activity of dyadic interactions may hinder the discrimination of inactive ties from large interevent times in active ones. We develop a principled method to detect tie de-activation and apply it to a large longitudinal, cross-sectional communication dataset (≈19 months, ≈20 million people). Contrary to the perception of ever-growing connectivity, we observe that… CONTINUE READING
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