A comparative analysis of the statistical properties of large mobile phone calling networks

@article{Li2014ACA,
  title={A comparative analysis of the statistical properties of large mobile phone calling networks},
  author={Ming-Xia Li and Zhi-Qiang Jiang and Wen-Jie Xie and Salvatore Miccich{\`e} and Michele Tumminello and Wei‐Xing Zhou and Rosario N. Mantegna},
  journal={Scientific Reports},
  year={2014},
  volume={4}
}
Mobile phone calling is one of the most widely used communication methods in modern society. The records of calls among mobile phone users provide us a valuable proxy for the understanding of human communication patterns embedded in social networks. Mobile phone users call each other forming a directed calling network. If only reciprocal calls are considered, we obtain an undirected mutual calling network. The preferential communication behavior between two connected users can be statistically… 
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