# Stability of graph communities across time scales

@article{Delvenne2008StabilityOG, title={Stability of graph communities across time scales}, author={Jean-Charles Delvenne and Sophia N. Yaliraki and Mauricio Barahona}, journal={Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences}, year={2008}, volume={107}, pages={12755 - 12760} }

The complexity of biological, social, and engineering networks makes it desirable to find natural partitions into clusters (or communities) that can provide insight into the structure of the overall system and even act as simplified functional descriptions. Although methods for community detection abound, there is a lack of consensus on how to quantify and rank the quality of partitions. We introduce here the stability of a partition, a measure of its quality as a community structure based on…

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