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Priority Attachment: a Comprehensive Mechanism for Generating Networks

Mikołaj Morzy, Tomasz Kajdanowicz, Przemysław Kazienko, Grzegorz Miebs, Arkadiusz Rusin
2019 Scientific Reports  
The two main contributions of the paper are: the development of the priority attachment mechanism, and the design of Priority Rank: a simple network generative model based on the priority attachment mechanism  ...  We introduce a simple model, which uses the priority attachment to generate both synthetic and close to empirical networks.  ...  Acknowledgments We wish to thank F.Menczer, S.Fortunato, and A.Flammini for their valuable remarks.  ... 
doi:10.1038/s41598-019-40015-9 pmid:30833611 pmcid:PMC6399255 fatcat:nvwksrtmsfgnfl7ipa7fongne4

An Approach to Ranking the Sources of Information Dissemination in Social Networks

Lidia Vitkova, Igor Kotenko, Andrey Chechulin
2021 Information  
The problem of countering the spread of destructive content in social networks is currently relevant for most countries of the world.  ...  The proposed solution is applicable both to brand reputation monitoring systems and for countering cyberbullying and the dissemination of destructive information in social networks.  ...  The third algorithm ranks sources from the most popular to the least visible and then generates lists with sources that are a priority for the operator's attention.  ... 
doi:10.3390/info12100416 doaj:d5b3ffc94d1c45489fda059d3d98873c fatcat:b4fswwqxyrbatcyukuxnbvavrm

An Agenda-Based Routing Protocol in Delay Tolerant Mobile Sensor Networks

Xiao-Min Wang, Jin-Qi Zhu, Ming Liu, Hai-Gang Gong
2010 Sensors  
Most existing routing protocols for DTMSNs use simplistic random mobility models for algorithm design and performance evaluation.  ...  Routing in delay tolerant mobile sensor networks (DTMSNs) is challenging due to the networks' intermittent connectivity.  ...  Network Life Analysis Network life is a very important metric for DTMSNs, because the sensor nodes are generally energy-constrained.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s101109564 pmid:22163426 pmcid:PMC3231034 fatcat:msd72kecivf23pmau2pcpsztpi

A Paradigm Interpreting the City and the Analytic Network Process for the Management of Urban Transformations [chapter]

Grazia Napoli, Salvatore Giuffrida, Maria Rosa Trovato
2018 Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies  
The network model has been applied to a case study that consists in ranking some alternative refurbishments of buildings in Favignana (Egadi islands, Italy) in order to grant public financial contributions  ...  This study proposes the development of a network model based on the scientific paradigm by Rizzo and the Analytic Network Process.  ...  They interacted in a focus group for specifying the three interpretative keys of the city by Rizzo, formerly described, into a network model.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-92099-3_75 fatcat:6rizgwtdojbxbl7wlddqx3wffu

A robust evaluation of sustainability initiatives with analytic network process (ANP)

Lanndon Ocampo, Christine Omela Ocampo
2015 International Journal of Production Management and Engineering  
It suggests that the results are robust to random variations and to marginal changes of the network structure.  ...  To test the robustness of the results, two approaches are introduced in this work: (1) using Monte Carlo simulation and (2) introducing structural changes on the evaluation model.  ...  Ocampo and Clark (2014b) extended the former evaluation to include causal relationships between criteria and across the decision model using the general analytic network process (ANP).  ... 
doi:10.4995/ijpme.2015.3595 fatcat:smixmvvywvemzp4iqboiaovw4i

Developer prioritization in bug repositories

Jifeng Xuan, He Jiang, Zhilei Ren, Weiqin Zou
2012 2012 34th International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE)  
First, we model how to assign the priorities of developers based on a social network technique.  ...  Existing work has studied the social behavior in software repositories.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT We greatly thank the anonymous reviewers for their insightful comments.  ... 
doi:10.1109/icse.2012.6227209 dblp:conf/icse/XuanJRZ12 fatcat:vykclybdmff67mkzg4yjjal66y

Developer Prioritization in Bug Repositories [article]

Jifeng Xuan, He Jiang, Zhilei Ren, Weiqin Zou
2017 arXiv   pre-print
First, we model how to assign the priorities of developers based on a social network technique.  ...  Existing work has studied the social behavior in software repositories.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT We greatly thank the anonymous reviewers for their insightful comments.  ... 
arXiv:1704.04764v1 fatcat:h7f6esnqi5d55chdkw2ryenw2u

A Multi-Criteria Decision-Making Model for Evaluating Senior Daycare Center Locations

Lee, Kang
2019 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health  
Based on the results from the FISM, a fuzzy analytic network process (FANP) questionnaire is given out, and the results are used to determine the priorities of the criteria.  ...  A senior daycare center, very similar to a daycare center for toddlers and preschoolers, can provide the elderly a place to go during daytime and have a more diversified social life.  ...  The fuzzy analytic network process (FANP) is applied to calculate the importance weights of the criteria under each merit, and the ranking of senior daycare center locations can be generated.  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijerph16245031 pmid:31835613 pmcid:PMC6950606 fatcat:lztqnbhtrrhlneyi6cfwfymryq

Developing a Chaotic-Simulation Based Model for Ranking High Selected Network Links in Hazardous Material Transportation

Abbas Mahmoudabadi
2014 Modelling and Simulation in Engineering  
In general, transport risk is a main attribute to develop mathematical models for hazardous material routing problem as well as network designing or improving road safety.  ...  A real road network, consists of fifty-nine nodes and eighty two-way edges, is used for running the mathematical model and checking validation.  ...  Conflict of Interests This research work has been done using data gathered for carrying out author's Ph.D. thesis and it is claimed that no funding or financial support from fellowship, scholarship, or  ... 
doi:10.1155/2014/193280 fatcat:nvwtkuhes5dzxof6ilwu5xz3vq

Biodiversity Funds and Conservation Needs in the EU Under Climate Change

Tobias Lung, Laura Meller, Astrid J.A. van Teeffelen, Wilfried Thuiller, Mar Cabeza
2014 Conservation Letters  
We compare the allocation of funds to the distribution of both current conservation priorities (within and beyond Natura 2000) and future conservation needs at the level of NUTS-2 regions, using modelled  ...  We suggest revising EU biodiversity funding instruments for the 2014-2020 budget period to better account for potential climate change impacts on biodiversity.  ...  in any of the tested models, thus confirming a generally weak match of current priority ranking beyond the existing Natura 2000 network with EU biodiversity funding.  ... 
doi:10.1111/conl.12096 pmid:25264456 pmcid:PMC4173116 fatcat:uikj7yxzv5ftfjbsiooszt36vm

Knowledge Strategies in Using Social Networks

Contantin BRĂTIANU, Ivona ORZEA
2013 Management Dynamics in the Knowledge Economy  
and visibility. the implementation of these strategies is realized through the following activities considered at the third hierarchy level (L3): A1– joining general social networks (e.g.  ...  For this purpose we have used the Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP) mathematical model since it allows us a structuring of the overall objective on the main components.  ...  Figure 1 : 1 The generic structure of the AHP method Figure 2 : 2 The structure of the AHP model used in research Table 1 . 1 Priority vectors for matrix S Respondent 91 S1 S2 S3 Priority values  ... 
doaj:e1709cef30224312ab475103db34a85b fatcat:v5l5i222bjahtlk7urrks6e3qa

Exploring the Drivers of Second-Generation South Asian American Eating Behaviors Using a Novel Qualitative Methodology: Virtual Free-Listing Informed Mind-Mapping

Shahmir Ali, Srishti Gupta, Channan Hanif, Maham Tariq, Xilonen Vasquez-Lopez, Rushitha Penikalapati, Niyati Parekh, Alexis Merdjanoff, Ralph DiClemente
2021 Current Developments in Nutrition  
; when adjusted for participant rankings, the most impactful drivers were 1) taste, 2) family, 3) health, and 4) friends.  ...  Ranked free-lists were quantitatively analyzed to identify salient drivers of eating behaviors, while the USDA socio-ecological model was used to inform a semi-inductive thematic analysis of interview  ...  ; when adjusted for participant rankings, the most impactful drivers were 1) taste, 2) family, 3) health, and 4) friends.  ... 
doi:10.1093/cdn/nzab038_002 fatcat:2lofc5bamrcppnxkgwoildou7e

Entrepreneurship in Jordan: the eco-system of the Social Entrepreneurship Support Organizations (SESOs)

Amani Jarrar
2022 Journal of Innovation and Entrepreneurship  
This study also provides a survey analysis for the Social Entrepreneurship Support Organizations (SESOs); as an attempt to identify their characteristics and roles in Jordan by adopting the methodology  ...  AbstractThis study aims at assessing the Social Entrepreneurship Support Organizations (SESOs) in Jordan with an updated eco-system reflecting the better resourced Social Entrepreneurship eco-system characterized  ...  received by beneficiaries 62.88% 37.12% Lack of knowledge related to social business models Poor revenue generation Good revenue generation 60.73% 39.27% Lack of communicaƟon networks among the  ... 
doi:10.1186/s13731-022-00200-z fatcat:ua2ahqrmgrdzlo2uywvcggpbxe

Age-related change in adult chimpanzee social network integration

Nicole Thompson González, Zarin Machanda, Emily Otali, Martin N Muller, Drew K Enigk, Richard Wrangham, Melissa Emery Thompson
2021 Evolution, Medicine and Public Health  
Background Social isolation is a key risk factor for the onset and progression of age-related disease and mortality in humans.  ...  in grooming networks.  ...  We are indebted to the staff and field assistants of the Kibale Chimpanzee Project for their efforts in collecting all behavioral data.  ... 
doi:10.1093/emph/eoab040 pmid:34987824 pmcid:PMC8697844 fatcat:z7kskvadzvcqnfs5tehlorhat4

Mental model metrics and team adaptability: A multi-facet multi-method examination

Christian J. Resick, Toshio Murase, Wendy L. Bedwell, Elizabeth Sanz, Miliani Jiménez, Leslie A. DeChurch
2010 Group Dynamics  
Specifically, this study measures the similarity (MM-similarity) and quality (MM-quality) facets of team strategyfocused mental models using structural networks, priority rankings, and importance ratings  ...  The quality and similarity of team structural networks were found to have interactive effects in relation to adaptation such that mental model quality was most strongly related to adaptation for teams  ...  In the current study we elicit priority rankings by asking team members to rank key decisions from highest to lowest priority for accomplishing the team's goal.  ... 
doi:10.1037/a0018822 fatcat:ggwzl3tykzfctgqp4hlcvwxayq
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