Date Thesis Awarded
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Bachelors of Science (BS)
Leah B. Shaw
Ross J. Iaci
Rex K. Kincaid
Anke van Zuylen
Scale-free networks grown via preferential attachment have been used to model real-world networks such as the Internet, citation networks, and social networks. Here we investigate signed scale-free networks where a link represents a positive or negative connection. We present analytic results and simulations for a growing signed network model and compare the signed network to an unsigned scale-free network. We discuss several options for preferential attachment in a signed network model. Lastly we measure preferential attachment in a real-world network and discuss the advantages and disadvantages of data fitting methods.
Dech, Corynne Smith, "Growing Networks with Positive and Negative Links" (2016). Undergraduate Honors Theses. William & Mary. Paper 922.
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