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Unformatted text preview: CS 103 Midterm Notes 18/10/2007 11:55:00 Network A collection of objects connected with each other in some way. Oscillators Rhythmically cycling entities (heart beats, neurons, fireflies) Coupling Strength How much attention each entity gives to others Intrinsic Frequency Individual "lap times" for the oscillators John Milgram Devised Six Degrees of Separation Experiment Random Graph A network of nodes connected in a purely random fashion Connected Component The nodes connected to a chosen node Phase Transition The transition between unconnected and connected phase Critical Point The point of exact connection during this phase Network Structure The observed set of ties between nodes Social Structure The hierarchy of the network Dynamics of the Network How the network changes over time Dynamics on the Network The interaction of nodes in the network Dyad A relationship between two nodes in the network Triad A relationship between three nodes in the network 18/10/2007 11:55:00 18/10/2007 11:55:00 ...
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- Fall '07
- Sociology, Renormalization group, six degrees, John Milgram, time Dynamics