Strong ties promote the evolution of cooperation in dynamic networks

@article{Melamed2016StrongTP,
  title={Strong ties promote the evolution of cooperation in dynamic networks},
  author={David Melamed and Brent Simpson},
  journal={Social Networks},
  year={2016},
  volume={45},
  pages={32-44}
}
Research on the evolution of cooperation in networked populations has assumed that ties are simply present or absent. Here we bring relational sociological insights about the strength of ties to bear on the problem of cooperation in dynamic networks. We argue that the value of ties affects their strength, 
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