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How Homophily Leads to Isolation of Minorities

https://www.fastcompany.com/90220470/this-basic-fact-about-social-networks-disadvantages-minorities   Homophily is a principle which states that people tend to be friends with people who are similar to themselves. An example of homophilic behavior taking place could be a group of people are in the same social network because they are all women of the same race. When it comes to social networks, […]

Blog Post #1 – The Influence of The Clustering Coefficient on Word-Learning

Study: https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fpsyg.2014.01307/full#B6 Network science is often used in the study of relationships between vocabulary and the learning and retrieval of words. One measure that is especially implemented in these studies is the clustering coefficient (C), defined as the the probability that two randomly selected neighbors of a node are neighbors with each other. In the […]

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