Statistical significance of communities in networks.


Nodes in real-world networks are usually organized in local modules. These groups, called communities, are intuitively defined as subgraphs with a larger density of internal connections than of external links. In this work, we define a measure aimed at quantifying the statistical significance of single communities. Extreme and order statistics are used to… (More)


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@article{Lancichinetti2010StatisticalSO, title={Statistical significance of communities in networks.}, author={Andrea Lancichinetti and Filippo Radicchi and Jos{\'e} J. Ramasco}, journal={Physical review. E, Statistical, nonlinear, and soft matter physics}, year={2010}, volume={81 4 Pt 2}, pages={046110} }