GTPA: A generative model for online mentor-apprentice networks

Muhammad Aurangzeb Ahmad, David Huffaker, Jing Wang, Jeff Treem, Marshall Scott Poole, Jaideep Srivastava

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Abstract

There is a large body of work on the evolution of graphs in various domains, which shows that many real graphs evolve in a similar manner. In this paper we study a novel type of network formed by mentor-apprentice relationships in a massively multiplayer online role playing game. We observe that some of the static and dynamic laws which have been observed in many other real world networks are not observed in this network. Consequently well known graph generators like Preferential Attachment, Forest Fire, Butterfly, RTM, etc., cannot be applied to such mentoring networks. We propose a novel generative model to generate networks with the characteristics of mentoring networks.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the National Conference on Artificial Intelligence
Pages1294-1299
Number of pages6
Volume3
Publication statusPublished - 2010
Externally publishedYes
Event24th AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence and the 22nd Innovative Applications of Artificial Intelligence Conference, AAAI-10 / IAAI-10 - Atlanta, GA
Duration: 11 Jul 201015 Jul 2010

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Other24th AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence and the 22nd Innovative Applications of Artificial Intelligence Conference, AAAI-10 / IAAI-10
CityAtlanta, GA
Period11/7/1015/7/10

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Ahmad, M. A., Huffaker, D., Wang, J., Treem, J., Poole, M. S., & Srivastava, J. (2010). GTPA: A generative model for online mentor-apprentice networks. In Proceedings of the National Conference on Artificial Intelligence (Vol. 3, pp. 1294-1299)

GTPA : A generative model for online mentor-apprentice networks. / Ahmad, Muhammad Aurangzeb; Huffaker, David; Wang, Jing; Treem, Jeff; Poole, Marshall Scott; Srivastava, Jaideep.

Proceedings of the National Conference on Artificial Intelligence. Vol. 3 2010. p. 1294-1299.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Ahmad, MA, Huffaker, D, Wang, J, Treem, J, Poole, MS & Srivastava, J 2010, GTPA: A generative model for online mentor-apprentice networks. in Proceedings of the National Conference on Artificial Intelligence. vol. 3, pp. 1294-1299, 24th AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence and the 22nd Innovative Applications of Artificial Intelligence Conference, AAAI-10 / IAAI-10, Atlanta, GA, 11/7/10.
Ahmad MA, Huffaker D, Wang J, Treem J, Poole MS, Srivastava J. GTPA: A generative model for online mentor-apprentice networks. In Proceedings of the National Conference on Artificial Intelligence. Vol. 3. 2010. p. 1294-1299
Ahmad, Muhammad Aurangzeb ; Huffaker, David ; Wang, Jing ; Treem, Jeff ; Poole, Marshall Scott ; Srivastava, Jaideep. / GTPA : A generative model for online mentor-apprentice networks. Proceedings of the National Conference on Artificial Intelligence. Vol. 3 2010. pp. 1294-1299
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