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Affinity driven social networks

  • B. Ruyú
  • M. N. Kuperman
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Abstract.

In this work we present a model for evolving networks, where the driven force is related to the social affinity between individuals of a population. In the model, a set of individuals initially arranged on a regular ordered network and thus linked with their closest neighbors are allowed to rearrange their connections according to a dynamics closely related to that of the stable marriage problem. We show that the behavior of some topological properties of the resulting networks follows a non trivial pattern.

Keywords

European Physical Journal Special Topic Global Energy Preference List Stable Marriage Stable Situation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • B. Ruyú
    • 1
  • M. N. Kuperman
    • 2
  1. 1.Centro Atómico Bariloche and Instituto BalseiroS. C. de BarilocheArgentina
  2. 2.Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y TécnicasS. C. de BarilocheArgentina

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