Duncan J Watts

Summary

Affiliation: Columbia University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Collective dynamics of 'small-world' networks
    D J Watts
    Department of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853, USA
    Nature 393:440-2. 1998
  2. ncbi request reprint Identity and search in social networks
    Duncan J Watts
    Department of Sociology, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Science 296:1302-5. 2002
  3. pmc Multiscale, resurgent epidemics in a hierarchical metapopulation model
    Duncan J Watts
    Department of Sociology, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:11157-62. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Experimental study of inequality and unpredictability in an artificial cultural market
    Matthew J Salganik
    Department of Sociology, 413 Fayerweather Hall, Columbia University, New York, NY, 10027, USA
    Science 311:854-6. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint A generalized model of social and biological contagion
    P S Dodds
    Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy, Columbia University, 420 West 118th Street, MC 3355, New York, NY 10027, USA
    J Theor Biol 232:587-604. 2005
  6. pmc Cooperation and assortativity with dynamic partner updating
    Jing Wang
    Department of Information, Operations and Management Sciences, Leonard N Stern School of Business, New York University, New York, NY 10012, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:14363-8. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint An experimental study of search in global social networks
    Peter Sheridan Dodds
    Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy, Columbia University, 420 West 118th Street, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Science 301:827-9. 2003
  8. doi request reprint Real and perceived attitude agreement in social networks
    Sharad Goel
    Yahoo Research, New York, NY 10018, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 99:611-21. 2010
  9. pmc Predicting consumer behavior with Web search
    Sharad Goel
    Microeconomics and Social Systems, Yahoo Research, 111 West 40th Street, New York, NY 10018, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:17486-90. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Empirical analysis of an evolving social network
    Gueorgi Kossinets
    Department of Sociology and Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy, Columbia University, 420 West 118th Street, MC 3355, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Science 311:88-90. 2006

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. ncbi request reprint Collective dynamics of 'small-world' networks
    D J Watts
    Department of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853, USA
    Nature 393:440-2. 1998
    ..In particular, infectious diseases spread more easily in small-world networks than in regular lattices...
  2. ncbi request reprint Identity and search in social networks
    Duncan J Watts
    Department of Sociology, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Science 296:1302-5. 2002
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  3. pmc Multiscale, resurgent epidemics in a hierarchical metapopulation model
    Duncan J Watts
    Department of Sociology, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:11157-62. 2005
    ..Informed by our model's behavior, we suggest measures for characterizing epidemic thresholds and discuss implications for the control of epidemics...
  4. ncbi request reprint Experimental study of inequality and unpredictability in an artificial cultural market
    Matthew J Salganik
    Department of Sociology, 413 Fayerweather Hall, Columbia University, New York, NY, 10027, USA
    Science 311:854-6. 2006
    ..Success was also only partly determined by quality: The best songs rarely did poorly, and the worst rarely did well, but any other result was possible...
  5. ncbi request reprint A generalized model of social and biological contagion
    P S Dodds
    Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy, Columbia University, 420 West 118th Street, MC 3355, New York, NY 10027, USA
    J Theor Biol 232:587-604. 2005
    ..We also study the case where individuals attain permanent immunity once recovered, finding that epidemics inevitably die out but may be surprisingly persistent when individuals possess memory...
  6. pmc Cooperation and assortativity with dynamic partner updating
    Jing Wang
    Department of Information, Operations and Management Sciences, Leonard N Stern School of Business, New York University, New York, NY 10012, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:14363-8. 2012
    ..Finally, by modifying the payoffs to satisfy two novel conditions, we found that cooperators did punish defectors by severing ties, leading to higher levels of cooperation that persisted for longer...
  7. ncbi request reprint An experimental study of search in global social networks
    Peter Sheridan Dodds
    Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy, Columbia University, 420 West 118th Street, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Science 301:827-9. 2003
    ..We conclude that although global social networks are, in principle, searchable, actual success depends sensitively on individual incentives...
  8. doi request reprint Real and perceived attitude agreement in social networks
    Sharad Goel
    Yahoo Research, New York, NY 10018, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 99:611-21. 2010
    ..The resulting gap between real and perceived agreement may have implications for the dynamics of political polarization and theories of social influence in general...
  9. pmc Predicting consumer behavior with Web search
    Sharad Goel
    Microeconomics and Social Systems, Yahoo Research, 111 West 40th Street, New York, NY 10018, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:17486-90. 2010
    ..We conclude that in the absence of other data sources, or where small improvements in predictive performance are material, search queries provide a useful guide to the near future...
  10. ncbi request reprint Empirical analysis of an evolving social network
    Gueorgi Kossinets
    Department of Sociology and Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy, Columbia University, 420 West 118th Street, MC 3355, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Science 311:88-90. 2006
    ..In the absence of global perturbations, average network properties appear to approach an equilibrium state, whereas individual properties are unstable...
  11. ncbi request reprint Universal behavior in a generalized model of contagion
    Peter Sheridan Dodds
    Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy, Columbia University, 420 West 118th Street, New York, New York 10027, USA
    Phys Rev Lett 92:218701. 2004
    ..Our model suggests novel measures for assessing the susceptibility of a population to large contagion events, and also a possible strategy for inhibiting or facilitating them...
  12. ncbi request reprint A twenty-first century science
    Duncan J Watts
    Department of Sociology and the Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy, Columbia University 420 W 118th Street, 8th Floor, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Nature 445:489. 2007
  13. pmc Cooperation and contagion in web-based, networked public goods experiments
    Siddharth Suri
    Microeconomics and Social Systems, Yahoo Research, New York, New York, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e16836. 2011
    ..In total we report on 113 human subjects experiments, highlighting the speed, flexibility, and cost-effectiveness of web-based experiments over those conducted in physical labs...