Networks in Society
Links and Language
Edited by Robert Stocker, Terry Bossomaier
Pan Stanford Publishing – 2013 – 400 pages
This book covers technical fundamentals, complexity and social networks, and communication and language. It raises readers’ interest in social networks, the importance of language in the emergence and maintenance of networks, the integral patterns of interconnectivity, and the means to measure and model social structure. It presents a broad range of ideas from several fields of research endeavor. It also explores social networks and their integration with communication and language, thereby providing a discussion of relevant theory, modeling, metrics, and application to business, natural resource management, and technology.
Social Networks: Toward General Models. On Graphs, Networks, and Social Groups. Language Networks. Complexity and Human Society. Developing Agent-Based Models of Business Relations and Networks. Agent-Based Modeling of Social Networks: Natural Resource Applications of Human/Landscape Interactions Across Space and Time. Social Media Networks and the "Unthinkable Present": A User’s Perspective.