The Routing of Complex Contagion in Kleinberg's Small-World Networks

@article{Chen2016TheRO,
  title={The Routing of Complex Contagion in Kleinberg's Small-World Networks},
  author={Wei Chen and Qiang Li and Xiaoming Sun and Jialin Zhang},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2016},
  volume={abs/1503.00448}
}
In Kleinberg's small-world network model, strong ties are modeled as deterministic edges in the underlying base grid and weak ties are modeled as random edges connecting remote nodes. The probability of connecting a node $u$ with node $v$ through a weak tie is proportional to $1/|uv|^\alpha$, where $|uv|$ is the grid distance between $u$ and $v$ and $\alpha\ge 0$ is the parameter of the model. Complex contagion refers to the propagation mechanism in a network where each node is activated only… 

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