Quantifying and modelling good communicators in dynamic phone networks

Alexander Vassilios Mantzaris, Desmond Higham

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Abstract

Dynamic networks are those with a connectivity structure that changes over time. In this setting, the ability of a node to transmit or receive information cannot be accurately measured, in general, by considering only simple snapshots or time-averages. In this presentation, in the context of cell phone communication, we describe some recent ideas in (a) measuring node centrality and (b) defining explanatory mathematical models, for dynamic networks. Our focus ison dynamic communicators: individuals who, either through status, intelligence or foresight, are able to communicate extremely effectively, in a manner that could not be discovered from static centrality measures.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 10 Nov 2011
EventNETMOB 2011 - Second conference on the Analysis of Mobile Phone Datasets and Networks - Boston, United States -
Duration: 10 Oct 201111 Oct 2011

Conference

ConferenceNETMOB 2011 - Second conference on the Analysis of Mobile Phone Datasets and Networks - Boston, United States
Period10/10/1111/10/11

Keywords

  • quantify
  • model
  • good communicators
  • dynamic phone network

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