Minorities in Networks

Claudia Wagner

Lundi 28 janvier 2018, 11hrs, salle 24-25/405, LIP6, UPMC. 4 Place Jussieu, 75005, Paris.

Networks are the infrastructure of our social and professional life andalso of modern information systems where billions of documents andentities are interlinked. However, not all nodes are equal in thesenetworks. Often we observe attributes (e.g. gender or ethnicity) thatdefine the group membership of a node. In this talk I will explore therole of minorities in social networks and information networks, provideempirical evidence for the disadvantage of minorities and discussfactors that may place minorities at a disadvantage.