Diffusion and Synchronization Dynamics Reveal the Multi-Scale Patterns of Spatial Segregation

  title={Diffusion and Synchronization Dynamics Reveal the Multi-Scale Patterns of Spatial Segregation},
  author={Aleix Bassolas and S. L. Su'arez G'omez and Alex Arenas},
  booktitle={Frontiers in Physics},
Urban systems are characterized by populations with heterogeneous characteristics, and whose spatial distribution is crucial to understand inequalities in life expectancy or education level. Traditional studies on spatial segregation indicators focus often on first-neighbour correlations but fail to capture complex multi-scale patterns. In this work, we aim at characterizing the spatial distribution heterogeneity of socioeconomic features through diffusion and synchronization dynamics. In… 
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