Peripheries of cohesive subsets

Martin G. Everett, Stephen P. Borgatti

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Abstract

Network analysts have developed a number of techniques for identifying cohesive subgroups in networks. In general, however, no consideration is given to actors that do not belong to a given group. In this paper, we explore ways of identifying actors that are not members of a given cohesive subgroup, but who are sufficiently well tied to the group to be considered peripheral members. We then use this information to explore the structure of the network as a whole.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)397-407
Number of pages11
JournalSocial Networks
Volume21
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 2000

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Anthropology
  • Sociology and Political Science
  • Social Sciences (all)
  • Psychology (all)

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