Models of core/periphery structures

  title={Models of core/periphery structures},
  author={Stephen P. Borgatti and Martin G. Everett},
  journal={Social Networks},
A common but informal notion in social network analysis and other fields is the concept of a corerperiphery structure. The intuitive conception entails a dense, cohesive core and a sparse, unconnected periphery. This paper seeks to formalize the intuitive notion of a corerperiphery structure and suggests algorithms for detecting this structure, along with statistical tests for testing a priori hypotheses. Different Ž . models are presented for different kinds of graphs directed and undirected… CONTINUE READING
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