An index for the "local" influence in social networks

Wilbert Samuel Rossi, Paolo Frasca

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In this paper we define a novel index of node centrality in social networks that extends the recently proposed Harmonic Influence Centrality (HIC) and that we call Local-Harmonic Influence centrality (L-HIC). Indeed, when compared with the HIC, our index shows a local nature that rules out one pathological behavior of the HIC. Similarly to the HIC, the L-HIC can be approximated by a distributed message passing algorithm that is inspired by an analogy between electrical and social networks on tree graphs. We prove a result that guarantees convergence on graphs containing at most one cycle.

Originele taal-2English
Titel2016 European Control Conference, ECC 2016
Aantal pagina's6
ISBN van elektronische versie978-1-5090-2591-6
ISBN van geprinte versie978-1-5090-2592-3
StatusPublished - 6-jan-2017
Extern gepubliceerdJa
Evenement2016 European Control Conference, ECC 2016 - Aalborg, Denmark
Duur: 29-jun-20161-jul-2016

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Naam2016 European Control Conference, ECC 2016


Conference2016 European Control Conference, ECC 2016

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