It’s Who You Know (or Could Know) That Counts

  • Caroline S. Wagner
Part of the Palgrave Advances in the Economics of Innovation and Technology book series (PAEIT)


Once complexity theory provides a foundation to a fuller understanding of mechanisms of change, this chapter applies network structures and principles to science. Networks are the actualization of complex systems, and we can use network analysis to begin a process of understanding the structure of the global network, exploring how networking changes the system. It also allows us to visualize and measure the global network at various levels.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Caroline S. Wagner
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  1. 1.Glenn College of Public AffairsThe Ohio State UniversityColumbusUSA

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