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Quantum Modeling of Social Networks

The Q.NET Project
  • Cristian Bisconti
  • Angelo Corallo
  • Marco De Maggio
  • Francesca Grippa
  • Salvatore Totaro
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5736)

Abstract

This research aims at the application of the models extracted from the many-body quantum mechanics to describe social dynamics. It is intended to draw macroscopic characteristics of communities starting from the analysis of microscopic interactions with respect to the node model. In the aim to experiment the validity of the proposed mathematical model, the Q.NET project is intended to define an open-source platform able to model nodes and interactions of a network, to simulate its behaviour starting from specific defined models. Q.NET project will allow to visualize the macroscopic results emerging during the analysis and simulation phases through a digital representation of the social network.

Keywords

Quantum Physics Social computing Social Networks 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Cristian Bisconti
    • 1
  • Angelo Corallo
    • 1
  • Marco De Maggio
    • 1
  • Francesca Grippa
    • 1
  • Salvatore Totaro
    • 1
  1. 1.eBusiness Management Section, Scuola Superiore ISUFIUniversity of SalentoLecceItaly

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