Overlapping Community Detection in Networks: the State of the Art and Comparative Study

  title={Overlapping Community Detection in Networks: the State of the Art and Comparative Study},
  author={Jierui Xie and Stephen Kelley and Boleslaw K. Szymanski},
  journal={ACM Comput. Surv.},
This article reviews the state-of-the-art in overlapping community detection algorithms, quality measures, and benchmarks. A thorough comparison of different algorithms (a total of fourteen) is provided. In addition to community-level evaluation, we propose a framework for evaluating algorithms' ability to detect overlapping nodes, which helps to assess overdetection and underdetection. After considering community-level detection performance measured by normalized mutual information, the Omega… CONTINUE READING
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