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Community Detection in Weighted Multilayer Networks with Ambient Noise

@article{He2021CommunityDI,
  title={Community Detection in Weighted Multilayer Networks with Ambient Noise},
  author={Mark He and Dylan Lu and Jason Xu and Rose Mary Xavier},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2021},
  volume={abs/2103.00486}
}
We introduce a novel model for multilayer weighted networks that accounts for global noise in addition to local signals. The model is similar to a multilayer stochastic blockmodel (SBM), but the key difference is that between-block interactions independent across layers are common for the whole system, which we call ambient noise . A single block is also characterized by these fixed ambient parameters to represent members that do not belong anywhere else. This approach allows simultaneous… 

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