Identifying communities by influence dynamics in social networks

  title={Identifying communities by influence dynamics in social networks},
  author={Angel Stanoev and Daniel Smilkov and Ljupco Kocarev},
  journal={Physical review. E, Statistical, nonlinear, and soft matter physics},
  volume={84 4 Pt 2},
Communities are not static; they evolve, split and merge, appear and disappear, i.e., they are the product of dynamical processes that govern the evolution of a network. A good algorithm for community detection should not only quantify the topology of the network but incorporate the dynamical processes that take place on the network. We present an algorithm for community detection that combines network structure with processes that support the creation and/or evolution of communities. The… 

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