Masaaki Inoue, Thong Pham, Hidetoshi Shimodaira
Journal of Informetrics
Volume 14, Issue 3, August 2020, 101042
• Transitivity and preferential attachment exist jointly in two co-authorship networks.
• Neither alone could describe the networks well.
• Their functional forms deviate substantially from the conventional power-law form.
• Transitivity greatly dominated preferential attachment in both networks.