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Degree-wise Effects and the Friendship Paradox under Configuration Models

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This thesis studies the friendship paradox under random attachment via the configuration model. In particular, we build upon recent work regarding degree-wise comparisons in expected value for varying length walks on a graph. Connections with degree assortativity are also discussed.
subject
assortativity
configuration model
friendship paradox
network
contributor
Han, Yichen (author)
Berenhaut, Kenneth S (committee chair)
Jiang, Miaohua (committee member)
Hepler, Staci (committee member)
Moore, Katherine (committee member)
date
2020-05-29T08:36:09Z (accessioned)
2020 (issued)
degree
Mathematics and Statistics (discipline)
2022-05-28 (liftdate)
embargo
2022-05-28 (terms)
identifier
http://hdl.handle.net/10339/96848 (uri)
language
en (iso)
publisher
Wake Forest University
title
Degree-wise Effects and the Friendship Paradox under Configuration Models
type
Thesis

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