Combinations and Permutations Episode 67: This is Not About Facebook

Samuel Hansen is joined by Cody Palmer, Brandon Metz, and Juan Mariscal to talk about Small Worlds, Power Laws, the Strength of Weak Ties, and just why Your Friends have More Friends that You Have.

Topics Covered:

Social Network Theory
Milgram’s Small World Experiment
Watts/Strogatz Small World Model
Albert and Barabasi Model
Power Law Distribution
Strength of Weak Ties(PDF of Paper)
Your Friends Have More Friends than You Do

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