Cluster Computing

, Volume 22, Supplement 4, pp 8099–8108 | Cite as

Intuitionistic fuzzy social network position and role analysis

  • Hua Wang
  • Maozhu JinEmail author
  • Peiyu Ren


In social network analysis, the attribute values of actors and their relationship values are only expressed as 0 and 1. In reality, there are both cooperation and competition among actors, and their attribute values and relationship values are more complicated. The intuitionistic fuzzy number is used to construct the attribute values and the relationship values between actors in social network. The concept of position, role and equivalence in intuitionistic fuzzy social network is redefined. The position and role analysis method of intuitionistic fuzzy social network is therefore proposed. Finally, a numerical case is used to demonstrate the efficiency and feasibility of the theory in this paper.


Intuitionistic fuzzy Position and role analysis Social network analysis Internet of things 



This work was supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant No. 71001075 and No. 61471090), and the Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities (Grant No. skqy201739).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Business SchoolSichuan UniversityChengduChina

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