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Agent-based modeling of knowledge transfer within social networks


  • Widad Guechtouli


In this paper, we study both processes of direct and indirect knowledge transfer, from a modelling perspective, using agent-based models. In fact, there are several ways to model knowledge. We choose to study three different representations, and try to de

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  • Widad Guechtouli, 2014. "Agent-based modeling of knowledge transfer within social networks," Working Papers 2014-148, Department of Research, Ipag Business School.
  • Handle: RePEc:ipg:wpaper:2014-148

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