Time-dependent community structure in legislation cosponsorship networks in the Congress of the Republic of Peru

@article{Lee2017TimedependentCS,
  title={Time-dependent community structure in legislation cosponsorship networks in the Congress of the Republic of Peru},
  author={Sang Hoon Lee and Jos{\'e} Manuel Magallanes Reyes and Mason A. Porter},
  journal={J. Complex Networks},
  year={2017},
  volume={5},
  pages={127-144}
}
We study community structure in time-dependent legislation cosponsorship networks in the Peruvian Congress, and we compare them briefly to legislation cosponsorship networks in the US Senate. To study these legislatures, we employ a multilayer representation of temporal networks in which legislators in each layer are connected to each other with a weight that is based on how many bills they cosponsor. We then use multilayer modularity maximization to detect communities in these networks. From… 

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