A Social Network Information Propagation Model Considering Different Types of Social Relationships

  • Changwei Zhao
  • Zhiyong Zhang
  • Hanman Li
  • Shiyang Zhao
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 238)


In social networks, information are shared or propagated among user nodes through different links of social relationships. Considering the fact that different types of social relationships have different information propagation preference, we present a new social network information propagation model and set up dynamic equations for it. In our model, user nodes could share or propagate information according to their own preferences, and select different types of social relationships according to information preferences. The model reflects the facts that users are active and information possess propagation preferences. Simulation results proved the validity of the model.


social network service propagation model dynamic equation digital rights management 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Changwei Zhao
    • 1
  • Zhiyong Zhang
    • 1
  • Hanman Li
    • 1
  • Shiyang Zhao
    • 1
  1. 1.Henan University of Science & TechnologyLuoyangChina

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