NPTEL Social Networks Week 4 Assignment Answers 2024

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NPTEL Social Networks Week 4 Assignment Answers 2024

1. “People tend to have links to others who are similar to them”. Identify this process that impacts the structure of Social Network.

  • Social Influence
  • Triadic Closure
  • Selection
  • Betweenness
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2. Given two authors are editing Wikipedia articles. Number of articles edited by both author A and author B is 10. The total number of articles edited by either of them is 18. Compute the similarity measure.

  • 18/10
  • 10/18
  • 10/28
  • 18/28
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3. Dynamics of friendships formation and behaviour of people in a network is affected by

  • Selection
  • Social Influence
  • Both Selection and Social Influence
  • Neither Selection nor Social Influence
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4. Suppose Hari and Joy have k common friends. Given that each common friend gives Hari and Joy an independent probability p of forming a link, what is the probability that there will exist a link between Hari and Joy?

  • pk
  • 1 − pk
  • 1 − (1 − p)k
  • pk
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5. Ram and Raghu met joined a Yoga class.Their similarity measure was 0.005 at the time of joining. They became good friends on Day 3. What is the similarity measure right before they became friends?

  • 0.04
  • 0.004
  • 1.005
  • 0.005
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6. Given the friendship network in a dance school, 5 girls represented by red nodes and 5 boys represented by green nodes. Find the Homophily of the network.

NPTEL Social Networks Week 4 Assignment Answers 2024
  • 0
  • 1/4
  • 1/2
  • 1
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7. Which of the following conditions is ideal for a good community?

  • ratio of intra-community edges to inter-community edge should be high
  • ratio of intra-community edges to inter-community edge should be low
  • ratio of intra-community edges to inter-community edge should be 1
  • ratio of intra-community edges to inter-community edge should be 0
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8. Identify the network mechanism in play for the following transformation.

NPTEL Social Networks Week 4 Assignment Answers 2024
  • Triadic Closure
  • Structural hole
  • Focal closure
  • Membership closure
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9. When calculating the homophily value, what range of values is expected when the network exhibits heterogeneity?

  • 0
  • 1
  • less than 1
  • greater than 1
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10. Which phenomenon is represented in region B of the given graph?

NPTEL Social Networks Week 4 Assignment Answers 2024
  • Selection
  • Social Influence
  • Focal Closure
  • Membership
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