Reconstructing propagation networks with natural diversity and identifying hidden sources

  title={Reconstructing propagation networks with natural diversity and identifying hidden sources},
  author={Zhesi Shen and Wen-Xu Wang and Ying Fan and Zengru Di and Ying-Cheng Lai},
  journal={Nature Communications},
Our ability to uncover complex network structure and dynamics from data is fundamental to understanding and controlling collective dynamics in complex systems. Despite recent progress in this area, reconstructing networks with stochastic dynamical processes from limited time series remains to be an outstanding problem. Here we develop a framework based on compressed sensing to reconstruct complex networks on which stochastic spreading dynamics take place. We apply the methodology to a large… 

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