Lagrangian betweenness as a measure of bottlenecks in dynamical systems with oceanographic examples

  title={Lagrangian betweenness as a measure of bottlenecks in dynamical systems with oceanographic examples},
  author={Enrico Ser-Giacomi and Alberto Baudena and Vincent Rossi and Michael J. Follows and Sophie Clayton and Ruggero Vasile and Crist{\'o}bal L{\'o}pez and Emilio Hern{\'a}ndez-Garc{\'i}a},
  journal={Nature Communications},
The study of connectivity patterns in networks has brought novel insights across diverse fields ranging from neurosciences to epidemic spreading or climate. In this context, betweenness centrality has demonstrated to be a very effective measure to identify nodes that act as focus of congestion, or bottlenecks, in the network. However, there is not a way to define betweenness outside the network framework. By analytically linking dynamical systems and network theory, we provide a trajectory… Expand

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