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Mean-field models of dynamics on networks via moment closure: an automated procedure

  title={Mean-field models of dynamics on networks via moment closure: an automated procedure},
  author={Bert Wuyts and Jan Sieber},
In the study of dynamics on networks, moment closure is a commonly used method to obtain low-dimensional evolution equations amenable to analysis. The variables in the evolution equations are mean counts of subgraph states and are referred to as moments. Due to interaction between neighbours, each moment equation is a function of higher-order moments, such that an infinite hierarchy of equations arises. Hence, the derivation requires truncation at a given order, and, an approximation of the… 

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