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A paper titled "A partial knowledge of friends of friends speeds social search,: by Amr Elsisy, Boleslaw K. Szymanski, Jasmine A. Plum, Miao Qi, Alex Pentland, was published in PLoS ONE 16(8):e0255982 on August 19, 2021,

Aug. 20, 2021: A paper titled "A partial knowledge of friends of friends speeds social search,: by Amr Elsisy, Boleslaw K. Szymanski, Jasmine A. Plum, Miao Qi, Alex Pentland, was published in PLoS ONE 16(8):e0255982 on August 19, 2021. Milgram empirically showed that people knowing only connections to their friends could locate any person in the U.S. in a few steps. (more)

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The paper titled "What makes the social search efficient," by Amr Elsisy, Buster Holzbauer, Boleslaw K. Szymanski, Miao Qi, and Alex Pentland was posted in arXiv

Apr. 20, 2019: The paper titled "What makes the social search efficient," by Amr Elsisy, Buster Holzbauer, Boleslaw K. Szymanski, Miao Qi, and Alex Pentland was posted in arXiv. The paper  sheds a new light on social routing though friends of friends. (more)