Social Dynamics of Science
- Xiaoling Sun, Jasleen Kaur, Staša Milojević, Alessandro Flammini & Filippo Menczer
Team science, Science of science
This paper uses a Random walk mechanism to simulate the assembly of scientific teams, as well as the emergence of research fields.
Random walk mechanism means that there will be a Preferential attachment (more co-authors -> even more co-authors). It also maintains Homophily.