• Andrii Bomba
  • Nataliia Kunanets
  • Volodymyr Pasichnyk
  • Yuriy Turbal



Social network, graph of message flow, excitation, activity threshold, Cauchy problem, separated wave, soliton, front wave, Boussinesq equation, Korteweg-de Vries equation.


The article proposes a new class of models for distributing messages in social networks based on socio- communicative solitons. This class of models allows to take into account the specific mechanisms for transmitting messages in the chains of the network graph, in which each of the vertices are individuals who, receiving a message, initially form their attitude towards it, and then decide on the further transmission of this message, provided that the corresponding potential of the interaction of two individuals exceeds a certain threshold level. The authors developed the original algorithm for calculating the time moments of message distribution in the corresponding chain, which comes to the solution of a series of Cauchy problems for systems of ordinary nonlinear differential equations. A special continualization procedure is formulated, which makes it possible to simplify substantially the resulting system of equations and replace a part of the equations by the Boussinesq or Korteweg-de Vries equations. The presence of soliton solutions to the above-mentioned equations provides grounds for considering socio-communicative solitons as an effective tool for modeling the processes of distributing messages in social networks and investigating the diverse influences on their dissemination processes.


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How to Cite

Bomba, A., Kunanets, N., Pasichnyk, V., & Turbal, Y. (2018). PROCESS MODELING OF MESSAGE DISTRIBUTION IN SOCIAL NETWORKS BASED ON SOCIO-COMMUNICATIVE SOLITONS. International Journal of Computing, 17(4), 250-259.