Networks, Topology and Dynamics

Theory and Applications to Economics and Social Systems


ISBN: 978-3-540-68407-7 (Print) 978-3-540-68409-1 (Online)

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-viii

  2. Tutorials

    1. Chapter

      Pages 3-22

      Some Topics in Graph Theory

    2. Chapter

      Pages 23-63

      From Graph Theory to Models of Economic Networks. A Tutorial

  3. Strategic Interaction, Economic Models and Networks

    1. Chapter

      Pages 67-93

      Games of Coalition and Network Formation: A Survey

    2. Chapter

      Pages 95-109

      Network Formation with Closeness Incentives

    3. Chapter

      Pages 111-126

      A Dynamic Model of Segregation in Small-World Networks

    4. Chapter

      Pages 127-142

      Interdependent Preferences

    5. Chapter

      Pages 143-158

      Co-Evolutive Models for Firms Dynamics

  4. Markov Chains and Topology

    1. Chapter

      Pages 161-175

      Betweenness Centrality: Extremal Values and Structural Properties

    2. Chapter

      Pages 177-193

      How to Reduce Unnecessary Noise in Targeted Networks

    3. Chapter

      Pages 195-211

      The Dynamic Behaviour of Non-Homogeneous Single-Unireducible Markov and Semi-Markov Chains

  5. Applications

    1. Chapter

      Pages 215-228

      Shareholding Networks and Centrality: An Application to the Italian Financial Market

    2. Chapter

      Pages 229-239

      Network Dynamics when Selecting Work Team Members

    3. Chapter

      Pages 241-256

      Empirical Analysis of the Architecture of the Interbank Market and Credit Market Using Network Theory

    4. Chapter

      Pages 257-282

      Network Measures in Civil Air Transport: A Case Study of Lufthansa

    5. Chapter

      Pages 283-291

      On Certain Graph Theory Applications