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Epinets : the epistemic structure and dynamics of social networks

Author: Mihnea Moldoveanu; Joel A C Baum; Bruce Lundquist
Publisher: Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, 2014. 2014.
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Epinets presents a new way to think about social networks, which focuses on the knowledge that underlies our social interactions. Guiding readers through the web of beliefs that networked individuals have about each other and probing into what others think, this book illuminates the deeper character and influence of relationships among social network participants. Drawing on artificial intelligence, the philosophy  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Livres électroniques
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mihnea Moldoveanu; Joel A C Baum; Bruce Lundquist
ISBN: 9780804789455 0804789452
OCLC Number: 908742942
Notes: Titre de l'écran-titre (visionné le 6 mai 2015).
Description: 1 ressource en ligne (198 p.)
Contents: 1. Introducing Epinets: Why do we need an Epistemic Model of Social Networks?2. An Epistemic Description Language for Social Interactions and Networks3. "What Do You Think I Think You Think About It?" Epinets as a Tool for the Study of Network Structure4. "I Think You Think I Think You're Lying" Trust, Secrecy, Covertness and Authentication in Social Networks5. "I Know You Think She Thinks I Trust You - But, I Don't" Moves, Tactics, and Strategies Defined and Played on Epinets6. By Way of Conclusion: "What You May Think We Think We Are Doing Here"
Responsibility: Mihnea C. Moldoveanu and Joel A.C. Baum.


Epinets fleshes out a new language for talking about the knowledge and beliefs that underpin communication in social networks. This book better enables readers to explain, predict, and intervene in  Read more...


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