Temporal profiles of avalanches on networks

@article{Gleeson2017TemporalPO,
  title={Temporal profiles of avalanches on networks},
  author={James P. Gleeson and Richard Durrett},
  journal={Nature Communications},
  year={2017},
  volume={8}
}
  • J. Gleeson, R. Durrett
  • Published 2017
  • Physics, Medicine, Biology, Computer Science, Mathematics
  • Nature Communications
An avalanche or cascade occurs when one event causes one or more subsequent events, which in turn may cause further events in a chain reaction. Avalanching dynamics are studied in many disciplines, with a recent focus on average avalanche shapes, i.e., the temporal profiles of avalanches of fixed duration. At the critical point of the dynamics, the rescaled average avalanche shapes for different durations collapse onto a single universal curve. We apply Markov branching process theory to derive… Expand
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