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The social network of contemporary popular musicians

Title The social network of contemporary popular musicians
Publication Type Journal Article
Year of Publication 2007
Authors Park, J. , Celma Ò. , Koppenberger M. , Cano P. , & Buldú J. M.
Journal Title International Journal of Bifurcation and Chaos (IJBC)
Volume 17
Pages 2281 - 2288
Abstract In this paper we analyze two social network datasets of contemporary musicians constructed from (AMG), a music and artists’ information database one is the collaboration network in which two musicians are connected if they have performed in or produced an album together, and the other is the similarity network in which they are connected if they where musically similar according to music experts. We find that, while both networks exhibit typical features of social networks such as high transitivity, several key network features, such as degree as well as betweenness distributions suggest fundamental differences in music collaborations and music similarity networks are created.
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