Proceedings of the 2015 International Conference on Automation, Mechanical Control and Computational Engineering

Formation and Statistical Properties on Name Networks

Authors
Lei Zhang, Yong Hu, Jianxiang Cao
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Lei Zhang
Available Online April 2015.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/amcce-15.2015.39How to use a DOI?
Keywords
complex network; small word effect; scale-free; power-law distribution; disassortative mixing
Abstract
In this paper, we investigate name network based on complex network theory. We study statistical properties of the network and find that name network show some important characteristics: not only small word effect, scale-free and the power-law distribution, but also disassortative mixing. The origin and formation of such properties are investigated from a macroscopic Chinese culture and philosophy perspective. It is interesting to find Chinese culture and philosophy may shape the formation and structure of names. According to the study, we can give some insight of names. Furthermore, understanding name network can help to knowledge Chinese culture. The hub nodes in the network show close relationship with Chinese culture. Learning the hub nodes, which effectively explain the origin of names.
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Advances in Intelligent Systems Research
Publication Date
April 2015
ISBN
978-94-62520-64-6
ISSN
1951-6851
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/amcce-15.2015.39How to use a DOI?
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