The strength of strong ties in scientific collaboration networks

Abstract

Network topology and its relationship to tie strengths may hinder or enhance the spreading of information in social networks. We study the correlations between tie strengths and topology in networks of scientific collaboration, and show that these are very different from ordinary social networks. For the latter, it has earlier been shown that strong ties… (More)
DOI: 10.1209/0295-5075/97/18007

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@article{Pan2011TheSO, title={The strength of strong ties in scientific collaboration networks}, author={Raj Kumar Pan and Jari Saram{\"a}ki}, journal={CoRR}, year={2011}, volume={abs/1106.5249} }