The physics of spreading processes in multilayer networks

@article{Domenico2016ThePO,
  title={The physics of spreading processes in multilayer networks},
  author={Manlio De Domenico and Clara Granell and Mason A. Porter and Alex Arenas},
  journal={Nature Physics},
  year={2016},
  volume={12},
  pages={901-906}
}
Despite the success of traditional network analysis, standard networks provide a limited representation of complex systems, which often include different types of relationships (or ‘multiplexity’) between their components. Such structural complexity has a significant effect on both dynamics and function. Throwing away or aggregating available structural information can generate misleading results and be a major obstacle towards attempts to understand complex systems. The recent multilayer… 
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