Predictors of short-term decay of cell phone contacts in a large scale communication network

  title={Predictors of short-term decay of cell phone contacts in a large scale communication network},
  author={Troy Raeder and Omar Lizardo and David Hachen and Nitesh V. Chawla},
  journal={Social Networks},
Under what conditions is an edge present in a social network at time t likely to decay or persist by some future time t + t? Previous research addressing this issue suggests that the network range of the people involved in the edge, the extent to which the edge is embedded in a surrounding structure, and the age of the edge all play a role in edge decay. This paper uses weighted data from a large-scale social network built from cell-phone calls in an 8-week period to determine the importance of… CONTINUE READING
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