Journal of Mathematical Chemistry

, Volume 56, Issue 5, pp 1467–1480 | Cite as

Interpreting nucleation as a network formation process

  • Pradumn Kumar PandeyEmail author
  • Bibhas Adhikari
  • Jayanta Chakraborty
Original Paper


In this paper we interpret nucleation as a network formation process. Inspired by this interpretation we propose a social network model which produces networks with communities.


Nucleation Crystallization Social network Communities 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Pradumn Kumar Pandey
    • 1
    Email author
  • Bibhas Adhikari
    • 2
  • Jayanta Chakraborty
    • 3
  1. 1.Focus Group: System Science, Department of Computer Science and EngineeringIndian Institute of Technology JodhpurJodhpurIndia
  2. 2.Department of MathematicsIndian Institute of Technology KharagpurKharagpurIndia
  3. 3.Department of Chemical EngineeringIndian Institute of Technology KharagpurKharagpurIndia

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