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Learning in Networks: a survey

Goyal, Sanjeev (2003) Learning in Networks: a survey. Working Paper. University of Essex, Department of Economics, Economics Discussion Papers, Colchester.


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This paper presents a survey of research on learning with a special focus on the structure of interaction between individual entities. The structure is formally modelled as a network: the nodes of the network are individuals while the arcs admit a variety of interpretations (ranging from information channels to social and economic ties). I first examine the nature of learning about optimal actions for a given network architecture. I then discuss learning about optimal links and actions in evolving networks.

Item Type: Monograph (Working Paper)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
Divisions: Faculty of Social Sciences > Economics, Department of
Depositing User: Jim Jamieson
Date Deposited: 28 Aug 2014 14:33
Last Modified: 28 Aug 2014 14:33

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