Dynamics of Air Transport Networks: A Review from a Complex Systems Perspective

@article{Rocha2016DynamicsOA,
  title={Dynamics of Air Transport Networks: A Review from a Complex Systems Perspective},
  author={Luis Enrique Correa da Rocha},
  journal={arXiv: Physics and Society},
  year={2016}
}
  • L. E. C. Rocha
  • Published 16 May 2016
  • Computer Science
  • arXiv: Physics and Society

Figures and Tables from this paper

Tracing the spatial‐temporal evolution dynamics of air traffic systems using graph theories

It is found that the structures and traffic mobilities of the American air traffic systems do not evolve significantly over time, which leads to the stable distributions of the traffic delays as evidenced by a causality analysis.

Recurrence in the evolution of air transport networks

A framework for analyzing evolution patterns in temporal networks in discrete time from the viewpoint of recurrence is proposed and is useful for revealing, for example, evolution of airline alliances and responses to natural disasters or infectious diseases, as well as characterizing evolution of social, biological, and other networks over time.

Topology and robustness analysis of temporal air transport network

This work develops and demonstrates an approach to characterize the robustness of temporal ATN, and encompasses a real scenario of ATN representation and contributes to the study of directed and temporal networks.

Temporal networks: a review and opportunities for infrastructure simulation

The study highlights the fact that considering the time dimension insimulating complex networks is a relatively new research field that presents new research frontiers for breakthrough opportunities in simulating complex interdependent infrastructure networks.

Dynamics of the US domestic airline network during the COVID-19 pandemic

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has had serious impacts on the airline industry. Ensuring that aviation policies in emergent situations both guarantee network connectivity and maintain competition

A study of the U.S. domestic air transportation network: temporal evolution of network topology and robustness from 2001 to 2016

The results suggest that although the U.S. air transportation network’s ability to sustain its operational level under extreme circumstances has lately improved, its tolerance to targeted attacks has deteriorated, and the method proposed has shown its potential to be applied on different network levels or different transportation networks, in order to provide a general perspective of the system”s vulnerabilities.

Revealing the component structure of the world air transportation network

The proposed component structure is a new mesoscopic model called the component structure that decomposes the network into local and global components that highlights regional differences, and captures the efficiency of inter-regional travel.

High-Order Community Detection in the Air Transport Industry: A Comparative Analysis among 10 Major International Airlines

Community detection in a complex network is an ongoing field. While the air transport network has gradually formed as a complex system, the topological and geographical characteristics of airline
...

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 67 REFERENCES

Modelling the air transport with complex networks: A short review

This paper discusses possible networks that can be defined for the air transport and focuses on networks of airports connected by flights, reviewing several papers investigating the topology of these networks and their dynamics for time scales ranging from years to intraday intervals.

The accelerated growth of the worldwide air transportation network

To the knowledge, this is the first study to determine that the degree distribution of the worldwide air transportation network is non-stationary and is subject to densification and accelerated growth, respectively.

Temporal evolution analysis of the European air transportation system: air navigation route network and airport network

The goal of this research is to study the temporal evolution of the European air transportation system and it is found that hub nodes existing in both network layers are potentially bottlenecks of the network.

The role of the airline transportation network in the prediction and predictability of global epidemics

A stochastic computational framework for the forecast of global epidemics that considers the complete worldwide air travel infrastructure complemented with census population data and defines a set of quantitative measures able to characterize the level of heterogeneity and predictability of the epidemic pattern.

Network Analysis of US Air Transportation Network

This analysis offers direct confirmation for the existence of preferential attachment in the air transportation network and concludes that both an aging effect and preferential attachment are the two mechanisms driving the network evolution.

Characterization of Delay Propagation in the US Air-Transportation Network

This work analyzes flight performance data in 2010 and studies the topological structure of the network as well as the aircraft rotation, finding that the distributions are robust to changes in takeoff or landing operations, different moments of the year, or even different airports in the contiguous states.

Phase changes in delay propagation networks

The analysis of the dynamics of delays propagation is one of the major topics inside Air Transport Management research. Delays are generated by the elements of the system, but their propagation is a

Systemic delay propagation in the US airport network

There is a non-negligible risk of systemic instability even under normal operating conditions and passenger and crew connectivity is identified as the most relevant internal factor contributing to delay spreading.

Evolution-based modelling of complex airport networks

This paper presents a time-series model of the United States Airport Network as a directed, weighted network, with the weight representing the total number of passengers flying from an origin to a
...