SMS scnews item created by Uri Keich at Tue 24 Feb 2009 1400
Type: Seminar
Modified: Tue 24 Feb 2009 1756
Distribution: World
Expiry: 14 Mar 2009
Calendar1: 13 Mar 2009 1400-1515
CalLoc1: Carslaw 173
Auth: uri@purix (assumed)

Statistics Seminar: Tom Britton -- Dynamic random networks

Tom Britton 
Division of Mathematical Statistics Department of Mathematics, Stockholm
University 

Location: Carslaw 173 

Time: 2pm Friday, March 13, 2009 

Title: Dynamic random networks 

Abstract: We consider a random network in which
nodes, as well as edges, are born and die.  The node population is Markovian and so is
the edge-network (given the node population).  Each node is equipped with a random
social index affecting the rate of creating neighbours.  We derive the asymptotic
population size, age-distribution and degree-distribution for the network, give some
numerical illustrations, and discuss possible extensions of the model.  (Joint work with
Mathias Lindholm)


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