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Table 4 Actors along with their common characteristic features, weights, and relations used in the ASN

From: A method of designing a generic actor model for a professional social network

Actors Common characteristic features Weight of actors Relation among actors
1. PS and JS1 \(pro_{PS}^1 = PhD = 23,\, pro_{JS1}^1 = ME = 18,pro_{PS}^4 = pro_{JS1}^4 = collector = e^2,act_{PS}^2 = act_{JS1}^2 = publications = 2\) \(W_{PS} = 8.0972,\;W_{JS1} = 6.8472\) \(W_{PS} > W_{JS1}\) Hierarchical relation
2. PS and JS2 \(pro_{PS}^1 = PhD = 23,\, pro_{JS2}^1 = ME = 18,pro_{PS}^4 = pro_{JS2}^4 = collector = e^2,act_{PS}^2 = act_{JS2}^2 = publications = 2\) \(W_{PS} = 8.0972,\) \(W_{JS2} = 6.8472\) \(W_{PS} > W_{JS2}\) Hierarchical relation
3. JS1 and JS2 \(pro_{JS1}^1 = pro_{JS2}^1 = ME = 18,pro_{JS1}^4 = pro_{JS2}^4 = collector = e^2,act_{JS1}^2 = act_{JS2}^2 = publications = 2\) \(W_{JS1} = 6.8472,\) \(W_{JS2} = 6.8472\) \(W_{JS1} = W_{JS2}\)Equivalence relation
4. JSand PA1 \(pro_{JS1}^1 = ME = 18, \,pro_{PA1}^1 = BE = 16,pro_{JS1}^3 = pro_{PA1}^3 = conference = 0.8632\) \(W_{JS1} = 4.7158,\) \(W_{PA1} = 4.2158\) \(W_{JS1} > W_{PA1}\) Hierarchical relation
5. JSand PA2 \(pro_{JS2}^1 = ME = 18,\, pro_{PA2}^1 = BE = 16,pro_{JS2}^4 = pro_{PA2}^4 = collector = e^2,act_{JS2}^2 = act_{PA2}^2 = publications = 2\) \(W_{JS2} = 6.4097\), \(W_{PA2} = 6.3472\) \(W_{JS2} > W_{PA2}\) Hierarchical relation