Linking people through physical proximity in a conference

  title={Linking people through physical proximity in a conference},
  author={Alvin Chin and Bin Xu and Hao Wang and Xia Wang},
Past research has studied offline proximity such as co-location and online social connections such as friendship individually. People form social relationships based on certain characteristics they possess, called social selection. When people change their social behavior due to interaction with others, social influence is at work. However, few researchers have examined the relationship that exists between offline proximity and online social connection, and the transitions from offline to… CONTINUE READING

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