Unit centrality measures
Selected unit is central
0 if it has high degree,
0 if it is easily accessible (close to) all other units,
0 if it lies on several geodesics (shortest paths) between
other
Closeness Centrality
Sabidussi (1966) stiggested the measure of centrality accord-
ing to closeness of unit 332
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ZyeU data
where d(:1:,y) is the graph theoretic distance (length of
c0(:z:)
sh
CENTRALITY AND PRESTIGE
Measures of centrality and prestige
One of the most important uses of network analysis is
identication of most central units in a network.
Measures of centrality and prestig
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