publication . Other literature type . Article . 1987

Power and Centrality: A Family of Measures

Phillip Bonacich;
  • Published: 01 Mar 1987
  • Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Abstract
Although network centrality is generally assumed to produce power, recent research shows that this is not the case in exchange networks. This paper proposes a generalization of the concept of centrality that accounts for both the usual positive relationship between power and centrality and Cook et al.'s recent exceptional results.
Subjects
free text keywords: Katz centrality, Network theory, Alpha centrality, Sociology, Positive economics, Centrality, Positive relationship, Random walk closeness centrality, Social science, Betweenness centrality, Graph centrality
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