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Impact of the mesoscale structure of a bipartite ecological interaction network on its robustness through a probabilistic modeling

  title={Impact of the mesoscale structure of a bipartite ecological interaction network on its robustness through a probabilistic modeling},
  author={Saint-Clair Chabert-Liddell and P. Barbillon and S. Donnet},
The robustness of an ecological network quantifies the resilience of the ecosystem it represents to species loss. It corresponds to the proportion of species that are disconnected from the rest of the network when extinctions occur sequentially. Classically, the robustness is calculated for a given network, from the simulation of a large number of extinction sequences. The link between network structure and robustness remains an open question. Setting a joint probabilistic model on the network… Expand

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