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Social capital modeling in virtual communities Bayesian belief network approaches by Ben Kei Daniel

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Published by Information Science Reference in Hershey, PA .
Written in English


  • Social capital (Sociology),
  • Community development,
  • Technology -- Social aspects,
  • Online social networks

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementby Ben Kei Daniel.
LC ClassificationsHM708 .D36 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23150205M
ISBN 109781605666631, 9781605666648
LC Control Number2008055724

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