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Prominence

  • By: Magnus Thor Torfason & James A. Kitts
  • In: Encyclopedia of Social Networks
  • Edited by: George A. Barnett
  • Subject:Group Processes/Dynamics, Social Networks

A prominent actor occupies a distinctive location in the network that may lead to high visibility or importance relative to other actors. Prominence depends on an actor's direct ties to others and may also depend on the overall structure of ties ...

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