GDSCalc is a supplementary tool in the CINET suite, designed to help researchers study how various "contagions" spread through social networks, including fads, rumors, influence, disease, and political unrest.

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  • Cost: Free
  • Login Requirements: To launch GDSCalc, new users must create a username and password
  • Recommended Users: Network scientists, policy analysts, social science researchers 
  • Useful For: Studying social phenomena at a massive scale, identifying influential nodes in a large network
  • Additional Resources: to access our library of "how-to" videos and a downloadable user guide, visit the GDSCalc resource page.