How To Code: Independent Cascade Model of Information Diffusion

Information Diffusion is a well known study area in the field of social network analysis. There are two widely used information diffusion mode (i) Threshold Model of Diffusion and (ii) Cascade Model of Diffusion. Simplest and popular form of Cascade Model is an Independent Cascade Model (ICM). In this article I will briefly describe what Independent Cascade Model is and provide an implementation guide. [full article]