Communications in Information Science and Management Engineering  
Communications in Information Science and Management Engineering(CISME)
ISSN:2222-1859(Print)        ISSN:2224-7785(Online)
Frequency: Quarterly
Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Wen-Tsai Sung(Taiwan)
Agent-based Social Network Model of Construction through Analysis of Japanese General Social Survey Data
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This research attempts to construct an intimacy-based social network model by the analysis of all types of personal relationship networks in the real world based on the Japanese General Social Survey, and apply the network model in simulations of social phenomena. We conducted an agent-based simulation to build this social network based on a virtual city model, achieved by geographic information and census systems. Immunization awareness diffusion in the constructed social network is shown in this paper as an example of the social phenomena simulation. In addition, we aim to expand the application of this social network model in future social simulation research.
Keywords:Social Network Model; Agent-Based Simulation; Japanese General Social Survey; Social Phenomena Simulation
Author: Jiao Xue1, Manabu Ichikawa2, Hiroshi Deguchi1
1.Department of Computational Intelligence and Systems Science, Interdisciplinary Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology, 4259 Nagatsuta-cho, Midori-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa, 226-8502, Japan
2.Department of Health Crisis Management, National Institute of Public Health, 2-3-6 Minami, Wako-Shi, Saitama, 351-0197, Japan
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